Stuart Guinea will run the company’s new Glasgow facility

BBC Studioworks

BBC Studioworks has taken on Stuart Guinea as studio manager for its new Kelvin Hall facility in Glasgow, which opens later this year.

He will be the operational lead for the studio, working with production company clients and with BBC Studioworks’ commercial team to generate new business. He will also work with industry bodies to help grow the production sector in Scotland.

Guinea has worked in the Scottish TV production sector for the last 20 years and is currently operations executive for BBC Scotland.

In this role, he leads the team providing operational and technical support to all production companies using the studios at Pacific Quay, Glasgow.

Prior to his role at BBC Scotland, Guinea’s career spanned TV studios and outside broadcasts in senior electrician and engineering roles.

Guinea said: “I’m delighted to be joining BBC Studioworks as it opens this brand new facility in Glasgow. Having worked in the Scottish production industry my entire career, I’m proud to be part of the team delivering this unique studio to our local market. I’m passionate about the growth of the sector and can’t wait to help Kelvin Hall thrive.”

Andrew Moultrie, CEO, BBC Studioworks, adds: “Stuart brings a proven track record of exceptional customer service and operational excellence to our first role in Glasgow and we’re delighted to welcome him to the BBC Studioworks family. His perfect mix of in-depth local knowledge combined with practical experience will help us shape our new facility and further develop the local workforce as we expand our Kelvin Hall team.”

Guinea begins at BBC Studioworks on 16 April.