Stephen’s career at Foxtel began in 1998 in various roles culminating in General Manager of Television Operations and Group Programme Manager where he was responsible for the forward planning and scheduling of the channels.
During this time he also assisted the development of successful new local production formats, while also managing the continuing success of FOX8 and ARENA local productions – Australia’s Next Top Model and Project Runway Australia. As the General Manager of Operations, Stephen also pioneered the introduction of interactive TV applications across the Foxtel owned and operated channels.
In 2010 Stephen undertook the challenging role of Sydney Executive in Charge of the ground-breaking and hugely successful coverage of the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games and the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games. In this role Stephen undertook the management of the Sydney team working 24/7 across six channels simulcast in HD and SD.
In his next role at Ai-Media, Stephen, as Chief Operating Officer, was responsible for strategic and operational management of the company leading the Sales and Marketing, Operations, Technology, Legal and People and Service teams.
Stephen returned to Foxtel in 2015 to a newly created role of Head of Channels & Operations. He has since been elevated to his current position of Director of Channels, Foxtel Networks Australia responsible for the acquisition and programming of content, programme promotion, branding and marketing, research, operations and strategy for the 21 Factual, Lifestyle, Entertainment, Arts and Music channels within the Foxtel Networks portfolio.