Before he took up the role of CEO BBC Worldwide and Director, Global, Tim Davie was made Acting Director-General following the resignation of George Entwistle on 10 November 2012.
Prior to this Tim was Director of BBC Audio & Music (now known as Radio).
He had overall responsibility for BBC Radios 1, 2, 3, 4 and the BBC digital-only stations 6 Music, 1Xtra, Radio 4 Extra (formerly Radio 7) and the Asian Network.
He also oversaw the three BBC orchestras in England, the BBC Singers and the BBC Proms. Classical Music & Performance Television, Television Music Entertainment, Factual Radio and Radio Drama production are all within his remit, under the A&M Production department.
Tim was appointed to the role of Director, Audio & Music on 1 September 2008.
Previously he was Director of the BBC's Marketing, Communications & Audiences division from April 2005 and before that Vice President, Marketing and Franchise, PepsiCo Europe.
He read English at Cambridge University and from there joined Procter and Gamble's marketing department, becoming a Brand Manager in 1991.
He is a trustee of BBC Children in Need, Board member of RAJAR and Board member of DRUK.
Tim is married with three young sons.