Creative BC is a highly acclaimed non-profit society in BC responsible for promoting and developing creative industries. The title of CEO used to be held by UBC graduate Richard Brownsey who also holds the title of Director of the British Columbia Arts Council and Director of the Provincial Cultural Services Branch with over 30 years of leadership experience under his belt.
After his retirement, Prem Gill became the “natural fit as the new CEO” Michael Francis, Chair, Board of Directors of Creative BC comments.
“She will play a key role in working with the provincial government, industry stakeholders and staff to help grow BC’s creative industries and enhance the province’s reputation as a world-class centre for creative content production,” he added.
Michael comments that she was the obvious choice due to her outstanding relationship building skills, her reputation in Canada as one of the top leaders who matter in film, television and content creation and her passionate commitment to supporting local creative talent across multi-screen platforms”
Prem has over 20 years of experience in film and television broadcasting, communications and media, and digital technology. She currently holds the title of Director of Production & Original Programming with TELUS, Vice-Chair of the board of directors for the National Screen Institute, and board of director for Vancouver International Film Festival. We are excited to see this bright and dedicated South Asian further `the creative efforts in within our province! Congratulations Prem!