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Dame Elizabeth Anne Lucy Forgan (1944-), Journalist and media director

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Dame Elizabeth Forgan is the Chair of the National Heritage Memorial Fund and Heritage Lottery Fund. She was formerly Managing Director of BBC Radio. Following an early career in journalism, she moved to television with the start of Channel 4 where she became Director of Programmes at Channel 4. She joined the BBC in 1993. Dame Forgan is a former Chair of the Churches Conservation Trust and also former Trustee of the Phoenix Trust. She is the Chair of the Scott Trust and a board member of the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama.

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Women's Page Contributors to The Guardian

by Sarah Raphael
oil on paper laid on board, 1994
NPG 6247