Josh Berger is President & Managing Director, Warner Bros. UK, Ireland and Spain, overseeing Warner Bros.’ business activities in the three territories, and the President of Harry Potter Global Franchise Development, leading Warner Bros.’ expanded creative partnership with J.K. Rowling. A 27-year veteran of the Studio, he has lived and worked in the UK for 20 years and has been a British citizen since July 2011.

Josh is the Chairman of the British Film Institute (BFI), having been a BFI Governor since 2011. He is also a Member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), the Creative Industries Council, and the British Screen Advisory Council; a Council Member of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA); a Director of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences; and the Chair of Chickenshed Theatre Trust.

Josh was appointed a CBE in the Queen’s 2012 Birthday Honours List for services to the UK’s creative industries.

Josh has been a long-time supporter of Chickenshed and became Chair of the charity in April 2012, after seeing first-hand the sense of purpose and outlet it provides for those involved to express themselves in ways they never thought possible.