Bruce Meagher joined FOXTEL in May 2012 as Director of Corporate Affairs. He is responsible for government relations and policy, corporate media management, stakeholder relations, and corporate social responsibility initiatives. He is one of FOXTEL’s representatives on the ASTRA Board.
Bruce has a long history of involvement with subscription television. He was an adviser to the then Federal Communications Minister when the legislation setting up the subscription television industry was enacted. While at Freehills Bruce was a legal adviser to Austar and later he worked there as Corporate Affairs Director at the time of Austar’s float. He was also an executive at Optus Vision and then Optus Communications.
Most recently, Bruce was Director, Strategy and Communication at SBS.
Bruce has been a director of Freeview Australia Limited, a committee member of the International Institute of Communications (Australia) and a member of the Federal Government’s Digital Switchover Taskforce Industry Advisory Group.
Outside of work Bruce is a director of Save the Children, Australia and PlayWriting Australia.
He has degrees in Arts and Law from the University of Sydney.