BFI appoints new diversity head

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The BFI has appointed Jennifer Smith to the newly created post of Head of Diversity. She will be responsible for leading on diversity and inclusion across all BFI activity which includes the rollout of the BFI’s Diversity Standards – now also adopted by Film4 and BAFTA – as well as building and implementing new partnerships and programmes, and working with government and the screen industries to support opportunities to make film in the UK more inclusive and representative. Smith previously led on diversity and inclusion for social housing provider Circle Housing. To read more, click here.