Patrick Holland


Executive Chairman and CEO, Banijay UK

Patrick is Banijay UK’s CEO and Executive Chairman overseeing the management and strategic direction of the UK group’s portfolio of over 20 scripted and unscripted production labels.

Patrick joined Banijay in May 2022 from the BBC, where he was Director, Factual, Arts & Classical Music (appointed April 2021) and prior to this Channel Controller
of BBC Two (appointed March 2017). Under his leadership the channel built an unparalleled pipeline of series that
graduated to BBC One and won channel of the year awards at both the Edinburgh TV Awards and Broadcast Awards.

Prior to joining BBC Two, Patrick was Head of Commissioning, Documentaries for the BBC and prior to joining the broadcaster, Patrick was managing director of one of the UK’s biggest factual independent production companies, Boundless (part of Fremantle Media UK).