Group Director, Strategy, Security and Governance, Sky
Elaine Bucknor, Group Director – Strategy, Security & Governance, Sky Elaine Bucknor is Group Director – Strategy, Security & Governance within Sky's Technology division, and a member of its Executive Leadership Team. In her role, Elaine has overall responsibility for Cyber Security at Sky, covering all aspects of information security strategy, governance, risk and compliance. Along side this critical role, she leads a core team of technology and other specialists who work across the 5000+ people in the Technology Group to define a cohesive technology strategy and operating model; ensuring the development and delivery of Sky's large-scale international technology programmes across broadcast and digital platforms, networks, infrastructure and IT. With over 20 years in operational and strategic technology consultancy roles, Elaine brings tremendous knowledge and expertise to the company. She has worked across numerous sectors from defence to financial services and, for the last few years, media and telecommunications. Beginning her career writing code and designing and architecting technology platforms and systems, Elaine moved onto consulting in business change and technology, directing and delivering major programmes of work, before joining Sky's senior leadership team. Elaine is part of Sky's ‘Women in Leadership' group, an initiative to get more women into the most senior leadership positions at Sky. She is also a key sponsor in Sky's drive to get more women into technology.