Beverley McGarvey
Chief Content Officer and EVP
Paramount, ANZ

With over 25 years’ experience in television internationally and in Australia, Beverley McGarvey was appointed Executive Vice President & Chief Content Officer in March 2020.

Beverley possesses vast experience as an Australian media business and creative leader. She is responsible for all content and creative activities related to the company’s networks and digital properties in Australia and New Zealand including 10, 10 Peach, 10 Bold, 10 Shake, 10 Play, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and Paramount+.

Beverley started her career in the creative team at UTV in Belfast before working in programming and production at TV3 Ireland and at ITV’s Meridian Television in England. She later joined TV3 New Zealand, where she was Director of Programming for several years.

Before she was appointed Executive Vice President, Beverley had been Chief Content Officer at Network 10 since 2016 and Chief Programming Officer since 2012, after joining the company as Head of Programming in 2006.

Since joining Network 10, Beverley has been responsible for the successful launch of many franchise series, including MasterChef Australia, Have You Been Paying Attention?, Gogglebox Australia, Australian Survivor, I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! Australia, The Project, The Bachelor Australia and many more.

With a strong and successful catalogue of Australian produced drama, under the direction of Beverley, the network has also launched successful drama series including Offspring, The Wrong Girl, Five Bedrooms, My Life Is Murder and The Secrets She Keeps.

Updates from the Founding Group

Champions of Change Founding Group

Beverley McGarvey is a Member of the Champions of Change Founding Group. The Founding Group was established in 2010 and comprises CEOs, Board Directors, Commonwealth Government Department Secretaries, University and Military leaders. Members of the Founding Group are committed to advance gender equality across their organisations and across the country. They focus on action in the areas of women’s representation in leadership, talent development, accountability and public advocacy.