Chief Executive, BBC Children in Need
Simon Antrobus has been Chief Executive of BBC Children in Need since November 2016. Simon has worked in both the voluntary and public sector over the past 20 years, and held senior positions in a number of organisations including Scope and Parkinson’s UK. Prior to joining BBC Children in Need, Simon was CEO of the charity Addaction, before which he was Chief Executive of Clubs for Young People – now known as Ambition – and chaired a national inquiry on behalf of the Centre for Social Justice, leading a commission which produced 'Dying to Belong', a comprehensive report into street gangs in the UK. He also chaired the ACEVO sponsored Public Health Commission, acted as Chair of the National Council of Voluntary Youth Services, completed a term as a non-executive director of CAP (Community Alcohol Partnerships programme), and worked within local authorities in both Luton and Northamptonshire.