As Director of Content, Ralph Lee has overall control of BBC Studios Productions’ creative and editorial strategies in the UK.

Ralph had 25 years’ experience in the UK’s television sector prior to joining BBC Studios. He was Acting Chief Creative Officer at Channel 4, where he also held a number of commissioning roles including Head of Factual and Head of Specialist Factual. During his tenure, the business enjoyed notable impact and awards for programmes which included: The Secret Life of Four Year OldsGrayson Perry: All ManGoggleboxFirst DatesBenefits StreetRichard III: the King in the Car Park24 Hours in Custody and Educating Yorkshire.

Prior to his commissioning roles Ralph was a Producer/Director of documentaries specialising in history, arts and biography working both at the BBC and in the independent sector.