Fiona Lang is General Manager Australia & New Zealand of BBC Studios across Australia and New Zealand. In this role, Fiona is responsible for BBC Studio’s overall business in the territory and leads the Sydney-based Branded Services, Brands and Licensing and Content Sales teams and for the licence and operation of BBC News channel in the region.
Prior to taking on the role as General Manager, Fiona served as the Chief Operating Officer of BBC Studios in Australia & New Zealand.
Prior to joining BBC Studios, Fiona worked in corporate advisory where she focused on mergers and acquisitions in the retail, FMCG, telecommunications, media and communications sector. Working at Herbert Smith Freehills and Gilbert & Tobin lawyers in Sydney and for Hogan Lovells in Berlin, her clients included News Corp, Yahoo! Inc, Seven Network, Telstra, Pacific Magazines and Diageo.
Fiona holds Bachelors degrees in Law, Economics and Social Science from the University of Sydney and has done guest lecturing at Sydney University’s MBA. Fiona is also a scholarship holder of Chief Executive Women that saw her undertake studies at INSEAD.
Fiona is a non-executive director of UN Women Australia and has served as a non-executive director of Football NSW a member of Football Federation Australia.