Susan Stanford

Susan Stanford

ADM, Information Communication Technologies, Ministry of Citizen's Services

Susan was appointed ADM of ICT with the Ministry of Citizens’ Services in 2018.  She leads a Division focused on providing Information Communication Technologies (ICT) leadership and expertise for the expansion and provisioning of telecommunications services, vendor management, innovation and technology that enables the digital transformation of government work environments and to communities in every corner the Province. In this role, Susan is responsible for the strategic deal management of a $1-billion telecommunications deal, the delivery of the provincial connectivity strategy and programs, and strategic initiatives with Health Authorities, Provincial Crowns and other levels of government. Prior to taking on this role, Susan provided business leadership on the development and launch of the BCTech Strategy that promotes economic development through commercialization and the growth of BC’s high-tech sector.

Prior to joining the BC Government in 2012, Susan held several senior private and public sector roles in Ottawa, Ontario with Canada Post Corporation, the National Research Council, Bell Canada, Corel Corporation, and Nortel Networks.

Susan has led teams for more than 20 years. She holds a Masters degree in Leadership from Royal Roads University, an executive MBA from Athabasca University and a Bachelor degree from Carleton University.

Susan spent most of her career in Ottawa before moving to Victoria with her husband in 2011. She has two sons, three stepchildren, two very happy grandchildren, and two energetic puppies.

Session
Wednesday, March 4, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm – TIABC Town Hall

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