Guy Harris is the Editorial Director of The Platform, a neutral humanitarian media business working with governments to help them manage and achieve lasting change. The Platform utilises all forms of media to inform, influence and inspire, helping to promote the foundations of civil society. A television Producer/Director by trade, over the last 14 years, he has worked across the full spectrum of prime-time commercial genres, for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Sky One. In 2006 he won the BAFTA for Best Factual Series.
In the past five years Guy has turned his significant experience to bear on directing media teams and producing material to support international stabilisation and reconstruction projects. He has worked for the UK Department for International Development and as part of the US-led information and influence operation in Iraq to support the reconstruction efforts. Guy is an experienced on-the-ground strategic communications field director, who has worked and travelled extensively throughout the Middle East.