Roger Mosey is the Master of Selwyn College and a Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge.
Previously, he spent most of his career at the BBC. His final role was as Editorial Director. Earlier jobs included Editor of Today on BBC Radio 4; Controller of BBC Radio 5 Live; Head of BBC Television News; Director of Sport and the BBC Director of London 2012.
His BBC career began in 1980 at BBC Radio Lincolnshire and his first job in network radio was on The Week In Westminster, moving to Today as a producer and to the BBC's New York bureau before becoming Editor of PM in 1987. He was Editor of Radio 4's Today programme from March 1993 until he was appointed Controller of 5 Live in 1997.
Under Roger's editorship, Today won Sony Gold Awards, and Radio 5 Live was named the Sony National Radio Station of the Year 1998.
In his time in BBC Sport he oversaw the coverage of the 2006 World Cup and the Beijing Olympics. He then led the BBC's London Olympics coverage across all platforms and genres, which won multiple awards including from the Royal Television Society.
His book about news, sport and politics at the BBC – "Getting Out Alive" – was published in the summer of 2015.
Roger was awarded honorary doctorates by the University of Lincoln (2011) and the University of Bradford (2013). He is a fellow of the Radio Academy and the Royal Television Society.