Rob Kirkham

Head, Copyright Contracting, Talent & Rights Negotiation

Rob Kirkham is Head of Copyright Contracting in the Talent & Rights Negotiation Group, BBC Vision which is responsible for the BBC's audio-visual content. Rob is responsible for the licences, frameworks and other standard terms under which the BBC acquires the rights to use programme contributions which are protected by copyright. Rob is responsible for two teams (one dealing with music and one with other copyright works) which clear and contract copyright contributions on a daily basis. Rob is vice-chair of the Educational Recording Agency and represents the BBC on copyright issues at the European Broadcasting Union.