Nicky Bignell is Head of Music Licensing at the BBC.
Nicky's career in broadcasting spans some 28 years. She currently oversees music rights advice & clearance across all of the BBC's services and commercial activities, and is responsible for BBC’s relationships with the music industry including the MPA, BASCA, PRSforMusic and PPL.
Nicky is also responsible for negotiating the BBC's overall blanket music licences. She is one of the foremost experts in the UK on music licensing for broadcasting, and the commissioning of original music for television.