Chief Financial Officer, BBC Studios - Americas
In his current position, Nigel Gaines is responsible for BBC Studios – Americas’ (FKA BBC Worldwide – North America) financial reporting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, tax and risk management activities, and corporate financial strategy. He reports to the CFO of BBC Studios while providing day-to-day financial and commercial support to the President of BBC Studios – Americas, and manages the Americas finance team.
His career at BBC Studios – Americas began in 2007 when he joined the company as Director of Finance, Channels. Following a successful implementation of Ad Sales on BBC AMERICA, Gaines was promoted to VP Finance, Channels and Digital. In 2012, an internal restructure afforded Gaines oversight of the TV Sales and Distribution business.
Prior to joining BBC Studios, Gaines held positions at Citipost Corporation as CFO and at Royal Mail International where he was Head of FP&A. He is a Chartered Management Accountant and attended University of Aston, Birmingham where he graduated in Managerial & Administrative Studies.