Creative industries and innovation

Keynote lecture: Innovation, Growth and the Creative Industries

Sir Peter was knighted in 2012 for services to broadcasting and is currently non-executive Chairman of ITV. He was appointed as The University of Manchester's Honorary Professor of Creative Industries in 2020. Described as 'the most influential man in British broadcasting', he was commissioned by the Government to conduct an independent review into the UK’s Creative Industries for their Industrial Strategy in 2017. He now sits as a non-executive on the board of UK Research & Innovation and is Chair of the Creative Industries Council.