Vanessa Lecomte

Born in France, her career in television started in Paris when she joined the news bureau of a French top broadcaster. Passionate by travel and rich of an experience studying in the United States, she landed in London to get her first introduction to the localisation industry when looking after the subtitling and voice over recording of live programmes, documentaries and short forms for the sport broadcaster ESPN. Her next challenge as a Programme Operations Manager opened her expertise to the wider overall media supply chain. She also took there a deep dive into a world of cultural sensitivities when supervising the dubbing of Children Animated Series. Now part of the BBC Worldwide family, she manages the localisation operations of all BBC content distributed around the world in 40+ languages and across multiple and various linear and non-linear platforms.