Barry Jenkins, OBE, Chair
Photograph of Barry Jenkins
has had a long and distinguished career in the UK film exhibition industry.
He became Group Managing Director for Canon Cinemas.
During the period June 1991 until February 2001 he held different senior board positions with MGM Cinemas.
led the buy out of ninety cinemas from the Virgin Group
and helped to amalgamate ABC Cinemas with Odeon
Barry was deputy chairman of Odeon between 2000 and 2001.
In addition to being the chair of Film Education, Barry holds a number of other positions on major industry groups including Chairman of All Industry marketing for Cinema (AIM) and a Trustee of the Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund (CTBF).
In June 2007 he
was awarded the OBE for his
services to the Cinema