Joanna Manning-Cooper was appointed to the role of Group Director of Corporate Affairs in 2019. Joanna leads Sky’s Corporate Communications, Internal Communications and Events activity, and also has responsibility for the Bigger Picture – Sky’s social impact and responsible business programme and purpose campaigns.
Prior to joining Sky, Joanna was Director of Marketing, Communications and Digital for the Rugby Football Union. She has over 25 years of experience in communications, corporate affairs and marketing roles, in media, sport and finance, including senior leadership roles with Rugby World Cup 2015, the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, and the Financial Times. She was awarded an MBE in 2016 for services to Sport.