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Krishnendu Majumdar appointed BAFTA Chair

02/06/2020

Succeeds Pippa Harris in the role

By Jenny Priestley

Published: June 2, 2020

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For the first time in its 73 year history, BAFTA has appointed a person of colour as the organisation's chair.

Krishnendu Majumdar succeeds Pippa Harris in the role, and will serve a three year term.

He co-founded the independent production company Me + You Productions in 2012, alongside Richard Yee. His credits include I Am, Hoff the Record, The Moaning of Life and An Idiot Abroad.

Majumdar has already served a year as deputy chair at BAFTA and has also been chair of the Learning and New Talent Committee (2006-2010), the chair of the Television Committee (2015-2019) and a member of the Board of Trustees for nine years.

Speaking about his appointment, Majumdar said, It is a tremendous honour to be elected chair of BAFTA and I'm lucky to be following Pippa Harris' outstanding tenure and I want to pay tribute to the resilient and dynamic leadership that Pippa has shown.

This year has been a difficult and turbulent time for many in our industry, working with Pippa, BAFTA's talented and committed staff and membership, I want BAFTA to be at the heart of rebuilding the industry post-Covid. It is vital to ensure that we support people of all backgrounds, races and genders. Diversity and inclusion are crucial for the lifeblood of BAFTA, and we will continue to be a leader for real change across our industry.

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