Managing Director

Photograph of Kerstin Mogull

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Kerstin Mogull


Responsible for running the overall business of Tate, including setting and leading the implementation of the organisation’s strategy and objectives and overseeing its operating model.


  • Managing Director, Tate, since 2014
  • 2012–2013: Director of Strategy, Clear Channel International
  • 2008–2012: Chief Operating Officer, BBC Future Media & Technology
  • 2005–2008: Deputy Director of Policy & Strategy, BBC
  • 2000–2005: Head of Strategy, BBC
  • pre 2000: Strategy and Marketing roles in Sweden, the US and the UK

Kerstin Mogull is Managing Director of Tate, a role she has held since January 2014. She oversees Audiences, Development, Finance, Digital, Information Systems, HR, Estates, Capital programmes as well as Tate’s commercial activities (Tate Enterprises Ltd and Tate Catering Ltd). She was previously Director of Strategy at Clear Channel International and before that held senior roles at the BBC in the fields of policy, strategy, digital and operations.

Between 2008 and 2012 she was Chief Operating Officer at BBC Future Media & Technology, where she delivered a range of online initiatives and global partnerships to bring creative and editorial content to audiences using new digital technologies.

As Deputy Director of Policy & Strategy Kerstin led the BBC’s overall strategy from 2005 to 2008, including the planning for iPlayer, the BBC’s groundbreaking catch-up service. She also played a leadership role on some of the Corporation’s most important capital projects.

Kerstin has extensive international experience, having worked in continental Europe and the US before joining the BBC. She has a M.Sc in Economics from Stockholm School of Economics (jointly awarded by l’Ecole des Hautes Commerciales in Paris) and an MBA from J.L. Kellogg School of Management in Chicago where she was a Fulbright scholar.