Tony O’Brien emigrated from the UK to New Zealand and joined SKY Television in April 1991.
He has held a number of roles within SKY including Commercial Manager, Business Manager, Government Relations Manager and Director of Communications. Mr. O‘Brien was appointed to his current role of Director of Regulatory and Corporate Affairs in December 2012.
Mr. O’Brien is a Member of the Advertising Standards Authority; the NZ Broadcasting Sector Government Advisory Group and Chairs the Marketing and Communications Committee for the NZ Digital Television
Born in Wellington, England, on 15 September 1953, he is married with two adult children. His interests include: cycling, walking, reading, travel and languages. He holds a private pilot license and has a keen interest in politics and the media. He is currently studying Politics and History at Auckland University on a part time basis.