A qualified civil engineer, Webb recently saw her role extended to include Birmingham and Bristol, as well as BBC North at Salford, and is in charge of everything from technology and people to office space and “future ways of working”.

Educated at Liverpool University, she moved back to the North West with her family in 2011, having been promoted from project director for BBC North. Previously she led a major transformation programme within BBC Vision and managed the Value for Money programme in 2005/6. She’s a member of the BBC North Board.