Nick Markham

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Nick Markham
Nick Markham Inview.jpg
Born13/02/1968
UK
Alma materLSE
OccupationChair of London & Continental Railways
NED of Inchora Ltd
Chairman of Inview Technology Ltd
Years active1989–present

Nick Markham chairs London & Continental Railways[1] and Inview Technology Ltd[2] and is a Non-Executive Director of Inchora Limited. Previously he was the Lead Non-Executive Director for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government since January 2013, where he also chaired the Audit and Risk Committee[3]. Previously he was Strategy Director at ITV where he led the merger integration of Carlton Television (now ITV London) and Granada and developed the concept of Freeview alongside the BBC[4]. He was also CFO for Laura Ashley where he led the financial restructuring of the business. From 1990-1998 Nick Markham was a councillor and Deputy Leader of Westminster Council. He is currently a founder and Chairman of Safe Haven, a charity which has raised £35m from commercial banks to fund permanent housing for more than 200 homeless families in London at no cost to the taxpayer, according to the website Housing Excellence[5].

Nick Markham is Chairman of London & Continental Railways which is the Government specialist for regeneration around railways including Kings Cross and the Stratford Olympic site.

He is also Chairman of Inview Technology, the supplier of middleware to digital set top boxes and TVs[6]. Inview has been developing EPGs, broadcast data service and digital TV software platforms since 1996 and was first to launch on Digital Terrestrial TV in the UK. Digital terrestrial broadcasting began in the UK on Sunday 15 November 1998, was among the first countries in the world[7]. Markham has advised companies and Governments in Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, South Africa and Nigeria on Analogue Switch Off.

Nick is a Non-Executive Director of Inchora Limited, the award-winning digital platform provider to Generation Rent.[8]

Nick was Chief Executive of Top Up TV, which supplied a range of linear pay TV channels on DTT including Sky Sports 1, 2 and ESPN (the U.S.-based global cable and satellite television channel) and which provides conditional-access modules (CAMs) and technical services to BT Vision. According to the Government website Gov.uk Top Up TV was the first successful pay TV operator on digital terrestrial television in the world.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About LCR | London and Continental Railways". www.lcrhq.co.uk. Retrieved 2019-09-18.
  2. ^ "Meet the Team". Inview Technology Ltd. 2015-11-17. Retrieved 2019-09-18.
  3. ^ "Nick Markham - GOV.UK". www.gov.uk. Retrieved 2019-09-18.
  4. ^ Staff, Guardian (2003-10-28). "Today's media stories from the papers". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2019-09-18.
  5. ^ www.housingexcellence.co.uk http://www.housingexcellence.co.uk/news/funding-means-more-housing-ealing-46220. Retrieved 2019-09-18. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ "Company Background - Inview". 2013-12-12. Archived from the original on 2013-12-12. Retrieved 2019-09-18.
  7. ^ Ofcom website; Digital TV through the aerial is 15 years old November 15, 2013
  8. ^ "Inchora - The trusted partner of choice. Inchora helps your business grow". Inchora. Retrieved 2019-09-18.
  9. ^ "Nick Markham - GOV.UK". www.gov.uk. Retrieved 2019-09-18.