Wayne Garvie Chief Creative Officer, Sony Pictures Television
Wayne Garvie is chief creative officer for international production at Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and is responsible for driving creative development across SPT's global network of production companies outside the US. This involves steering the business to develop locally created properties into global formats and fostering co-developments across the group.
SPT's International Production arm spans the globe, covering Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia and Latin America. Production companies within the business deliver both original and formatted content for local broadcasters in their markets.
He joined SPT in 2012 from All3MEDIA, where he was managing director of international production with special responsibility for the company's growth in the US. Previously, Garvie was managing director for content and production at BBC Worldwide, responsible for establishing the corporation's global network of production companies and overseeing its international formats business. Garvie also held senior positions in UK broadcasting, including head of entertainment for the BBC and director of broadcasting for Granada.
Garvie serves as a trustee for the People's History Museum and an advisor to Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club in London.
He received a first class honours degree in history from the University of Kent and a PhD in economic and social history from the University of Sheffield.