A law graduate from Oxford University, Rod’s career spans 30 years in senior television and digital media roles in the UK and in Europe.
He started his career at Central TV (part of ITV) where he rose from management trainee to managing director in 10 years. He ran Fox Kids in the UK before being appointed to the board of Channel 4 as new business director from 2005-2008, where he launched 4oD (now All4), Channel 4HD and 4Music. He was also responsible for Channel 4 International, 4 Learning and Box TV.
Prior to joining Zodiak Media, Rod launched Pottermore - JK Rowling’s online Harry Potter world.
Rod said: “I’m excited to be nurturing the next generation of talent. Ravensbourne has a fantastic reputation within the creative industries which I have experienced directly so I’m looking forward to being part of its future development.”