Charles Wace - Chief Executive, Twofour Group
Charles is responsible for the overall growth and creative vision of the Twofour Group, one of the UK’s largest creative agencies, chairing the boards of Twofour’s companies – Broadcast, Digital, Rocket Science and Twofour Arabia. He founded Twofour in 1988.
Charles started his career in newspapers before moving to BBC Radio and Television where he worked as a reporter and producer. He is executive producer of several of Twofour programmes and has a special interest in convergent television projects.
Charles chaired the UK independent trade body Pact (Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television) for two years and is a board member of Creative England. A long-standing member of Pact, he has also chaired its Nations and Regions Policy Group and this year he is member of the Pact Patrons Group. Charles was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Technology & Communication South Region in 2007 and has recently been presented with the 2010 Royal Television Society Devon and Cornwall Centre Award for Outstanding Achievement. The company was voted the UK’s Best Independent Production Company at the Broadcast Awards 2010 and it also won a place in the 2009 Sunday Times Microsoft Tech Track Top 100 companies, which ranks Britain’s fastest growing private sector technology companies.