Beverley McGarvey 

Executive Vice President, Chief Content Officer, Head of Paramount+
Paramount Australia & New Zealand (ANZ)

With over 25 years’ experience in television internationally and in Australia, Beverley McGarvey was appointed Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Content Officer of Paramount Australia and New Zealand in March 2020. Beverley ‘s title was expanded in 2022 to include Head of Paramount+.

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, Nickelodeon, 10 Play, MTV and Australia’s fastest growing streaming service 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 EVP and Chief Content Officer, 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, Hunted, The Masked Singer Australia, I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!, The Project and The Bachelor franchises.

With a strong and successful catalogue of Australian produced drama, under the direction of Beverley, the network has also launched successful drama series including Last King of The Cross, Offspring, Five Bedrooms, Spreadsheet and The Secrets She Keeps. 

Beverley as Co-Lead, has been instrumental in leading and implementing several internal campaigns since taking on the role of EVP including Reconciliation Action Plan, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Action Plan, All Roles Are Flex Policy and PROUD.