Mr Tim Gardam


Tim is currently Chief Executive of the Nuffield Foundation and Chair of the Which? Council (The Consumers’ Association).

Prior to joining the Nuffield Foundation in 2016, Tim was Principal of St Anne’s College, Oxford for 12 years. He established the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and chaired its Steering Committee. Previously, he spent 25 years in senior broadcasting roles, starting at the BBC where he was editor of Panorama and Newsnight, and later becoming Head of Current Affairs. He was Director of Television and Director of Programmes at Channel 4 from 1998 to 2003. From 2008 to 2015 Tim was a member of the Ofcom Board and was Chair of the Ofcom Content Board. Tim was also the author of the Department for Culture Media and Sport Review of BBC Digital Radio Services in 2004, and a member of Lord Burns’ Advisory Panel on the BBC Charter Review.

Tim Gardam - photo. January 2016

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22 August 2019

Wow! Over 90% of GCSE grades at 9-7. Congratulations to all STAHS students on their wonderful success.… https://t.co/YxY0Hgk6No

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A Level Results 2019

15 August 2019

St Albans High School for Girls (STAHS) is celebrating fantastic A Level results, with 90% of pupils achieving grades A*-B and 97% grades A*-C.