Julian Coles

Julian is an independent digital media policy consultant.

Julian has worked for Ofcom and the Department of Culture, Media and Sport on social media policy and for the EU toy industry on digital marketing to children. He's on UNICEF's working group on GDPR and children's rights and he's a member of the Internet Watch Foundation's Ethics Committee.

Until April 2015, he was Senior Adviser, Editorial Policy at the BBC, where he was responsible for editorial policy for the Corporation's online and interactive services for 15 years. He wrote the BBC's award winning Online Guidelines and created the BBC's policy for all forms of social media including YouTube, Facebook and Twitter