An award-winning arts consultant, Bridget’s work blends her love of culture and cities together. She has held numerous senior arts and culture policy and programming management positions with the cities of Toronto, Mississauga and Hamilton. She is the past Producer of the Toronto Fringe Festival, founding Artistic Producer of the Fringe’s Next Stage Theatre Festival and currently serves as the Vice-President of Festivals & Events Ontario. Her advocacy and city building work includes the Canadian Arts Coalition Research & Policy Committee focusing on Creative Canada / Cultural Diplomacy and International trade initiatives, Project for Public Spaces’ International Placemaking Leadership Council, board work with the Festival of Live Digital Art (SWS Performance) and management work with major events such as Nuit Blanche (Toronto). She has been named a Top 40 Under 40 Hamilton Business Leader and was the only Canadian selected as a 2018 NextCity Vanguard Fellow.