Local TV channel London Live has appointed Bryn Balcombe to the role of technology director.

The former Formula One Management technology strategist will be responsible for building technology to support London Live’s cross-platform media initiatives.

London Live chief operating officer Tim Kirkman said: “Bryn is enormously talented and his vision for the technology that will support our London Live offering across all platforms will ensure the highest quality for the service and help us deliver the most engaging content possible.”