Gillian Stanton joined the CFC as Manager, Office of the Executive Director in 2005. In this role, she was responsible for the administration and management of the TELUS Innovation Fund. Today, Stanton manages the Office of the CEO, the administration of the Board of Directors and select special projects for the CFC. She brings strong organizational and administrative skills and over twenty years of broadcast industry knowledge and experience to her current role as Manager, Office of the Chief Executive Officer.
Prior to joining the CFC, Stanton spent twelve years at the CBC where she managed the office of the Executive Director of Programming, Slawko Klymiw, and administered the CBC International Sales booth for entertainment content market MIPCOM in Cannes as well as the Banff World Media Festival. Before the CBC, Stanton spent five years at the UK’s Channel 4 Television, where she worked under the commissioning editors for Arts and Entertainment, and News and Current Affairs.