Chris Stylianou is the Executive sponsor of Sky’s Women in Leadership (WiL) programme. He leads on the vision to enable female talent within Sky, and reach our target of a 50:50 gender balance. To do this, Chris worked with the core WiL team to create a wide variety of initiatives to encourage gender parity and female advancement. Chris also actively champions gender diversity at Sky by speaking internally and regularly holding executives accountable to their departmental targets with regular reviews. He also sponsors a number of women, and has 12 women in high profile leadership roles. Externally, Chris is a ‘Male Agent of Change’ and sits on the Women’s Business Council, as well as taking on a number of speaking engagements focusing on how big business can drive change internally and in their communities. Chris was a finalist in the Business in The Community Gender Champion Award, and has also just led and advised on the vision and objectives for the newly formed Women@Sky network.