The Department published the names of the Advisory Group members, as well as their principal roles, both current and former, in July 2015. This information is shown in the table below:
Advisory Group Member
Current or former role
Chairman of the Banking Standards Board, President of the Voice of the Listener and Viewer and former Chair of Ofcom.
Executive Chairman at Shazam.
Darren Henley OBE
Former CEO of Shine Group, global television content production company.
Lopa Patel MBE
Digital entrepreneur and founder/CEO of NewAsianPost.com and Diversity UK.
Stewart Purvis OBE
British broadcaster and academic, and former Editor-in-Chief and CEO of ITN.
The Group has no legal status or powers and no decision-making or research commissioning functions. These are not public appointments and therefore the Group is not subject to the Cabinet Office guidelines for public appointments.