She will replace Angela Chan when Chan goes on maternity leave later this month.
Producers group Pact, the BBC and Channel 4 have appointed Joyce Adeluwoye-Adams as diversity adviser. She will replace Angela Chan when Chan goes on maternity leave later this month.
The role is designed to help production companies meet the goals outlined in the new CDN Diversity Pledge.
Adeluwoye-Adams has TV production experience in a wide range of genres; she is returning to the workplace after the birth of her child.
Chief executive for Pact, John McVay said: “Angela Chan has done an exceptional job in the diversity adviser role, with over 200 indies now signed up to the CDN Diversity Pledge. We are delighted to welcome Joyce to the role and, with her extensive experience with Indies, look forward to her building on the great work that Angela has done.”
Adeluwoye-Adams added: “I’m excited to be taking on a role that gives me the opportunity to help change the face of TV, increase the talent pool and enhance creativity by building diversity across the industry.”