Mike Ford

Non-executive director

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Mike is a qualified accountant with a successful track record at senior level in both commercial and public sector organisations. Most recently he was a senior executive at the BBC with roles in finance, internal audit, risk management and technology. In addition, he has been responsible for the successfully delivery of a range of significant technical and business change projects.

Mike was also regularly involved in the promotion of inclusivity and diversity across the BBC with a specific focus on disability as well as being regularly involved in sensitive and complex support at work initiatives.

Term of office

  • Re-appointed for a second term of office for three years from 1 September 2023 to 31 August 2026.


  • Audit Committee – chair
  • Equality and Inclusion Committee – member
  • Charitable Funds Committee – member
  • Members’ Council – attends

Registered interests

  • Chair of the Joint Audit Committee for the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and West Yorkshire Police from 1 June 2022

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