Chris Stylianou is Chief Operating Officer, UK and Ireland at Sky. He has worked at Sky for over 20 years in both Finance and Operations. He is responsible for Sky’s sales and service operations as well as the property and data departments, Sky Business and Sky’s ROI Business.

Chris is the Executive sponsor of Sky’s Women in Leadership (WiL) programme, driving Sky’s ambition to reach a 50:50 gender balance. To do this, Chris works with the core WiL team to create a wide variety of initiatives to encourage gender parity and female advancement. Chris actively champions gender diversity at Sky by speaking internally and holds fellow executives accountable to their departmental targets with regular reviews. Through the WiL programme Chris sponsors a number of women, and has 12 women in high profile leadership roles within his department. Externally, Chris is a ‘Male Agent of Change’ and sits on the Women’s Business Council.