• Niall StewartInterim Head of Policy

    Before joining Pact in November 2018, Niall Stewart worked in media policy research and development at the House of Lords (Communications Committee)

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    Previously,  Niall worked at the European Parliament as the Research Director to a leading MEP member of the International Trade Committee.

    Before entering the policy field, Niall Stewart worked for the BBC where his History site won the BAFTA for Outstanding Factual Content. During that time, he was also BIMA nominated in the Training Category for ‘London Journeys’ which was a ground-breaking mobile app.  He was also given the opportunity to devise and produce the BBC’s first ever online dramas called ‘The Voices of the Unheard’.  

    Niall Stewart’s work background includes the film industry as he has also worked for BBC Films, Grosvenor Films and Paramount Pictures’ MTV Films in LA.   In 2001, Niall Stewart’s 35mm feature ‘The Secret’ won ‘Best Feature’ film festival prizes all over the world before receiving a US theatrical release.  In 2004, Niall Stewart turned to writing and in 2005, his animation script ‘The Outback Prinz’ came second in one of  Europe’s most prestigious script competitions, the Film Council’s ’25 Words or Less’ Scheme.  His other film credits include the romantic thriller feature ‘Carmen’s Kiss’ which received a UK theatrical release.   

    At the start of his career, Niall Stewart worked as a programme and development researcher for such companies as Scottish Television (News and Current Affairs), Granada Television (Current Affairs), Channel Four (’15-1’ and ‘The People’s Parliament’ debate show ) and various independent production companies.

    Contact Niall about:

    • Television
    • Pact Census
    • Ofcom
    • BBC
    • Political engagement: select committees
    • General legislation
    • Regulation on the Terms of Trade

    Favourite TV Programme growing up: Hill Street Blues 

    Favourite film quote: “Well, nobody's perfect.” (Some Like it Hot) 

    Outside of work, most likely to be found:  At a cinema or in BAFTA 

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    020 7380 8232



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    Monday to Friday - 09.30 - 18.00

    Alternative contact
    Rosina Robson Director of Nations & Children's
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