Stephen is Chief Executive Officer Sky UK and Ireland and Group Chief Commercial Officer, with responsibility for leading the UK & Irish business as well as alignment and collaboration of commercial activities across all of Sky’s markets. During Stephen’s career at Sky, he has delivered consistent customer growth, our product diversification strategy and led brand and marketing which has defined our business over the last decade.
Stephen began his career at Sky as Director of Product Management & Product Marketing in 2006, progressing to oversee all sales and marketing operations as Chief Marketing, Sales and Digital Officer. In 2020, Stephen was appointed Chief Executive Officer UK and Ireland, before his remit was expanded to include responsibility for Sky Italy, Germany, Austria and Switzerland as EVP and Chief Executive Officer, UK and Europe.
In 2023 Stephen stepped into his current role, bringing with him a rich history of leading teams which have launched key Sky products including Sky’s Mobile, Broadband, Talk and Fibre offerings; Sky On Demand and NOW TV; Sky Sports Mix and F1; and Sky’s innovative TV evolutions, Sky Q, Sky Glass and Sky Stream.
Stephen previously spent 2 years at Virgin Media and worked in both Group Strategy and Product Strategy. Prior to that he worked in digital roles at News UK, Accenture in London and at Australia in Strategic Services. Stephen holds a BComm and LLB from Bond University, Australia and a PDC from Wharton, Pennsylvania.