Alex Graham has been a leading figure in UK media for almost 30 years.
Alex is chair of The Scott Trust, the sole shareholder in the Guardian Media Group which owns The Guardian and The Observer newspapers and also chair of the Sheffield International Documentary Festival.
A fellow of the Royal Television Society, he recently won its much-coveted Gold Medal. In 2014, he won the Grierson Trust’s Trustees Award and in 2009 he received an honorary doctorate from City University. He is a visiting professor of television at Lincoln University’s Media School and a member of the Advisory Board for the National Film and Television School’s new Entrepreneurial Producing Course.
After a successful career in newspapers and television, he set up Wall to Wall in 1987 and built it into one of the most successful and respected television producers in the world. Under his leadership, Wall to Wall produced a wide range of hit shows including Long Lost Family, Who Do You Think You Are?, The 1900 House, the Golden Globe nominated The Girl and the BAFTA and RTS winning A Rather English Marriage and the Oscar-winning Man on Wire.