Zarin Patel is Chief Financial Officer, BBC, and Non-Executive
Director, BBC Worldwide. She is a member of the BBC's Executive
Board, reporting to Director-General Mark Thompson.
Zarin Patel joined the BBC in 1998 as Group Financial
Controller, becoming Chief Financial Officer in December 2004.
Before joining the BBC, Zarin trained as a Chartered Accountant
with KPMG, where she gained 15 years' experience working with
multinational corporations across the industrial and commercial
sectors. Zarin is also a Governor of the University of the Arts in
London and a Trustee of the BBC Pension Scheme.