Susan Brinton is an experienced business consultant specializing in the creative industries in BC and Canada. She has a broad range of expertise in program and project management through past positions as a senior broadcasting executive, senior creative industries policy advisor, and university lecturer for both Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia.
Susan has a successful track record in research, analysis and report creation, broadcast regulatory submissions as well as strategic planning, policy development and implementation for organizations including the CMPA, Creative BC, Music BC, the Documentary Organization of Canada, Telefilm Canada and the Canada Media Fund.
Her educational background includes a Master’s Degree in Communication; Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree; diploma in Documentary and Small Unit Production; and international certification as a PRINCE2 Project Manager.
Despite growing up on the Prairies, Susan is an embarrassing ice skater (unlike Gigi Boyd) and thanks her lucky stars that Vancouver has very few outdoor skating rinks.