Ellen Johnson joins Bafta’s senior management team which includes CEO Amanda Berry.
The Bafta Film Awards will take place on Sunday 10 February 2019.
Last year’s inaugural scheme supported female directors.
Entries for Outstanding British Film and Outstanding Debut must comply with BFI Diversity Standards.
Revolutionary Road and Jarhead producer takes over from Jane Lush.
The nine titles have been selected from 469 submissions.
Film Awards will take place in London on Sunday 10 February 2019.
British films and talent won 32 awards across major festivals and award shows.
The night was dominated by messages of solidarity and support for the victims of sexual harassment and bullying.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri won five awards, including best picture.