|Occupation||Managing Director, Sky Sports|
|Position Last Year||89|
Barney Francis was appointed Managing Director of Sky Sports in July 2009. He joined Sky in 1999, and has since produced a range of live coverage, support programming and sports news content. No one can deny that Sky Sports new 24 hour F1 Channel is a success and their coverage for 2012 was vastly comprehensive, slick and informative. Francis’ production credits also include the Premier League, Uefa Champions League, Cricket World Cup and Test cricket.