Steve brings over 30 years of industry experience to Gravity Media and is widely recognised as a leader when it comes to delivering premium sports broadcasting and handling global TV rights. He was part of the launch team for BT Sport, which transformed the sports broadcasting landscape in the UK and previously helped Ten Sports (now Sony Ten) launch and quickly grow to become one of Asia’s most successful sports channels, reaching over 100 million homes in the region. During his career, Steve has worked alongside Gravity Media on several high-profile sporting productions including live tennis and cricket.
For the last seven years, Steve has served as Head of Commercial Sports Rights at BT Sport. He was a key player in the broadcaster’s game-changing multi-million pound acquisition of Premier League football rights in 2012 and also spearheaded several other high-profile deals, including for Ashes cricket, Premiership Rugby, European Rugby, FA Cup, multiple European football leagues, NBA, UFC and MotoGP. Steve was responsible for some of BT’s key strategic partnerships with the BBC and the FA, ESPN and Frank Warren and BT’s move into PPV boxing with Tyson Fury.