Ralph Lee

CEO, Studios Production at BBC Studios

As CEO, Studios Production, Ralph Lee has overall responsibility for BBC Studios Productions globally.

Ralph had 25 years’ experience in the UK’s television sector prior to joining BBC Studios. He was Acting Chief Creative Officer at Channel 4, where he also held a number of commissioning roles including Head of Factual and Head of Specialist Factual. During his tenure, the business enjoyed notable impact and awards for programmes which included: The Secret Life of Four Year Olds, Grayson Perry: All Man, Gogglebox, First Dates, Benefits Street, Richard III: the King in the Car Park, 24 Hours in Custody and Educating Yorkshire.

Prior to his commissioning roles Ralph was a Producer/Director of documentaries specialising in history, arts and biography working both at the BBC and in the independent sector.


  • CEO, Studios Production

    Current role

  • Director of Content

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