Angela Chan Channel 4’s head of creative diversity and special projects  is stepping down from her role after two years at the broadcaster.

After implementing the channel’s commissioning diversity guidelines and working with production partners to improve on-screen and supply base diversity, Chan is leaving to study for a PhD with the Story Futures immersive lab at Royal Holloway.

Before joining C4, Chan spent seven years as independents and diversity executive at the BBC, where she was responsible for the BBC’s relations with its independent suppliers.

Her work included commissioning communications and briefings, nations and regions negotiations and leading BBC television’s diversity activity on and off screen.

With C4 planning to employ 300 members of staff outside of London, this role could be one that the broadcaster decides to relocate to regional headquarters Leeds.

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