Full Name
Andy Beale
Job Title
Chief Engineer
Speaker Bio
Andy is Chief Engineer for BT Sport, joining the innovative and disruptive British broadcaster at the beginning of its journey in 2012 to oversee the technology and construction of the landmark BT Sport Production Hub in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. He played a pivotal role in the development and launch of Europe’s first commercial live sports Ultra HD channel BT Sport Ultra HD, and its HDR successor: BT Sport Ultimate. He led BT Sport’s pioneering Dolby Atmos launch and ground breaking advances in live VR 360. Recently he has delivered world firsts in 8K TV, 8K VR and 5G remote production. Previously he was Head of Engineering for Sports Media House, Octagon, and before that delivered projects worldwide for respected system integrator IPK.

Andy is co-founder of Rise Up, a broadcaster led STEM schools programme that aims to inspire the next generation of broadcast engineers and on the board of inclusion advocacy group Rise. Andy is a SMPTE Fellow.
Andy Beale