Group Chief Information Security Officer, Sky
Elaine Bucknor is a Group Director - Strategy, Security and Governance within Sky's Technology division, and a member of its Executive Leadership Team. In her role, Elaine is responsible for the overall strategic direction and governance for Group Technology at Sky, ensuring the development and delivery of its large-scale international technology programmes across broadcast and digital platforms, network infrastructure and IT. Elaine also has overall responsibility for Cyber Security at Sky, covering all aspects of security, governance, risk and compliance. With over 20 years in operational and strategic technology consultancy roles, Elaine brings tremendous technical leadership and operational 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.