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VICE-PRESIDENT, GOVERNMENT RELATIONS & PUBLIC AFFAIRS, CANADA'S DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY SUPERCLUSTER

Suzanne Gill

Gill brings over 18 years of experience in research management and the not-for-profit sector, catalyzing and coordinating public-private partnerships.

As the Vice President, Government Relations and Public Affairs, she is responsible to helping to share, guide and build essential relationships for the organization including public, academic and government stakeholders. She also lead the development and launch of the Supercluster’s inaugural Capacity Building Pilot Program aimed at connecting employers to job ready digital talent.

Prior to joining the Supercluster, Gill was at Genome BC for over a decade and had the role of Vice President, Corporate Development, responsible for corporate strategy, corporate performance management and government relations. Gill moved to BC following her work at the Ontario Genomics Institute, where she was responsible for oversight of the more than $300 million research portfolio during the time the organization scaled up from startupA company initiated by individual founders or entrepreneurs to search for a repeatable and scalable business model. mode to full operations.

Gill holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto and a MSc degree from UBC and is a self-professed ‘aggie at heart’.