Charles Balchin

Head of Programmes

With over 35 years experience in the Sports Television industry Charles is now Head of Programmes at IMG Productions, the largest independent producer of sports programming in the world. Prior to joining IMG he was Head of Sports at the two largest broadcasters in the Middle East, Head of Special projects at Sky Sports and Managing Director of Cheerleader Productions.

He started his career in television at the BBC where he was Producer of programmes such as Grand Prix, Sportsnight and Match of the Day and worked on several Olympic Games, World Cups and Commonwealth Games.