Lisa Opie (UK)
Managing Director of Factual
BBC Studios

As Director of Factual for BBC Studios, Lisa is responsible for the leadership of BBC Studios’ Factual teams across 5 business Units; The Natural History Unit, Factual – Salford, The Documentary Unit, Pacific Quay Productions and The Science Unit as well as BBC Studios Digital.

Together they produce over 650  hours of outstanding, thought-provoking and inspiring content across a broad range of genres and subjects. From established strands like HorizonWatchdog and The One Show, to the award-winning Big Blue Live and Life and Death Row. Lisa works with the creative leads, production management and business teams to enable BBC Studios to continue to deliver and grow its world-class content.