The CBA Secretariat is based in Fleet Street, London.

  • Sally-Ann Wilson (Secretary-General)
  • Jasmine Chandler
  • Clare Hill
  • Amy Richardson
  • Marion Simpson
  • Mervyn Warner


Sally-Ann Wilson 


After training in BBC Radio, Sally-Ann Wilson spent 20 years as a factual TV producer/director for the BBC, Granada and Discovery. From 1998 to 2001 Sally-Ann managed a major international broadcast output deal. She joined the CBA in 2001 to set up the CBA-DfID Broadcast Media Scheme and was Project Director for nine years, before becoming CBA Secretary-General in October 2010.

Jasmine Chandler

Project Manager

Jasmine began her media career working for BBC local radio as a researcher and a presenter and later moved to BBC Television where she worked as an award winning producer/director for ten years. She has extensive experience producing specialist programming and events, and was also seconded for two years to work as Head of Production for Youth Culture TV and Timebank. In 2003, Jasmine was shortlisted as the media professional of the year at the Asian Women of Achievement Awards for contribution to the development, achievement and profiling of minorities in the UK media. Jasmine joined the CBA in 2005 as the Director of Training and Bursaries.

Clare Hill

Online Editor

Before joining the CBA, Clare worked in communications and marketing for a number of development charities, including Christian Aid and Voluntary Service Overseas. This included a year working in Mongolia for VSO, where she also assisted with the production of two documentaries. She has since completed an MA in Newspaper Journalism at City University London and written for a variety of national and local websites and newspapers, specialist magazines and NGOs.

Amy Richardson 

Project Manager, WorldView and Your WorldView

While studying photography in Manchester, Amy undertook work as a photojournalist in Sri Lanka and Vietnam as well as in the UK. After completing her degree, Amy worked in Australia, China, Peru and Bolivia. Pursuing her interest in participatory media projects, Amy returned to the UK to study an MA in Media and International Development. After completing her degree, Amy obtained a placement with BBC News, before joining the WorldView team at CBA.

Marion Simpson 

Project Manager, WorldView

Before joining the CBA in 2003, Marion worked in television for over ten years, including three years as Production Manager for the Survival Animal Planet Unit. Marion works as a project manager for the WorldView scheme and is responsible for the Programme Development Fund.

Mervyn Warner 

Finance Manager

Mervyn Warner (FCCA) joined the CBA in 2003. He began his television career in 1976 at ITV regional broadcaster, Anglia TV. From 1976 to 2001 his roles within ITV included Group Financial Accountant and subsidiary Company Director. His responsibilities included group accounts, programme production and international distribution. In addition to the CBA, he works with a number of producers and production companies.