Ben Chapman

Chief Executive

Ben Chapman, BFBS Chief Executive

Ben Chapman

Ben Chapman is the CEO of the British Forces Broadcasting Service and has a strong history of responding to changing audience behaviours in digital media. Most recently as the Senior Director of Content for Audible UK and formerly as the Head of Digital for BBC Radio & Music where he led the launch of BBC Sounds, the BBC's digital audio service. He has 25 years’ experience in broadcasting and digital media.

Ben works closely with creative teams and top global talent to develop innovative radio, podcast or television output. This includes the BBC's Glastonbury coverage, Radio 4's online services and Radio 1's social media platforms. Ben has exec produced Eurovision and The Proms coverage for BBC Television, developed the BBC's red button TV service in music and been the digital editor for BBC Radio 1. He has also commissioned Audible's original content for the past three years as the world's premium audio book company expands into new formats and content.

Ben is passionate about people, in particular enabling those around him to be confident, compassionate players in the success of their organisation, team or business.