BBC Studioworks has appointed Stuart Guinea as Studio Manager for its new Kelvin Hall facility in Glasgow, opening later this year.

Guinea has worked in the Scottish TV production sector for the last 20 years. He is currently Operations Executive, BBC Scotland, leading the team that provides operational and technical support to all production companies using the studios at Pacific Quay, Glasgow. Prior to this, his career has spanned TV studios and outside broadcasts in senior electrician and engineering roles.

At Kelvin Hall, Guinea will be the operational lead for the studio and will also work with BBC Studioworks’ commercial team to generate new business and with industry bodies to help grow the production sector in Scotland.

Commenting on his appointment, Stuart Guinea said “I’m delighted to be joining BBC Studioworks as it opens this brand new facility in Glasgow. Having worked in the Scottish production industry my entire career, I’m proud to be part of the team delivering this unique studio to our local market. I’m passionate about the growth of the sector and can’t wait to help Kelvin Hall thrive.”

“Stuart brings a proven track record of exceptional customer service and operational excellence to our first role in Glasgow and we’re delighted to welcome him to the BBC Studioworks family,” said Andrew Moultrie, CEO, BBC Studioworks. “His perfect mix of in-depth local knowledge combined with practical experience will help us shape our new facility and further develop the local workforce as we expand our Kelvin Hall team.”

He starts his role on 16 April.

Jon Creamer

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