Gareth Stockdale

Head of Operations



Gareth joined the BBC in October 2013 as Head of Operations and Public Affairs for BBC Learning, responsible for the operational performance of the department, its financial management, internal communications and stakeholder management. Prior to joining the BBC, Gareth worked at Indie Twofour, Golley Slater, Universal McCann and ITV.

BBC Learning transforms lives through education, working with partners to deliver excellent learning experiences (online, on TV and radio and face to face) that inspire creativity and improve skills, confidence and knowledge. BBC Learning is at the heart of the BBC’s educational campaign Make it Digital to get the nation engaged with digital creativity and coding. Gareth is leading BBC Learning’s engagement with more than 28 partners to deliver one million micro:bit programmable coding devices to all Year 7 children across the UK, inspiring the next generation of digital innovators.