EVP English Services at CBC/Radio Canada

Heather Conway joined CBC as Executive Vice-President of English Services in December 2013.

Ms. Conway is responsible for all of CBC/Radio-Canada’s English-language services including CBC Radio One, CBC Radio 2, CBC Television, CBC News Network, CBC.cadocumentary and digital operations.

Prior to joining CBC, Ms. Conway was Chief Business Officer at the Art Gallery of Ontario, where she was in charge of human resources, digital services, marketing, security and membership, among other things. Under her tenure, the Gallery saw its attendance increase by 20% and achieved its highest membership levels.

Previously, Ms. Conway spent six years as Executive Vice-President at Alliance Atlantis Communications. There, she oversaw strategic marketing, publicity and on-air creative for 13 Canadian cable specialty channels, transformed the business model for channel distribution and increased subscription revenue. She later became Chief Executive Officer of Edelman Public Relations Canada. Earlier in her career, Ms. Conway held other senior management and consulting positions with TD Bank Financial Group, Hill & Knowlton and The Neville Group.

Ms. Conway has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Queen’s University and a Master of Arts in Industrial Relations from the University of Warwick, England.

In 2001, Ms. Conway received a Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Award.  In 2014, Heather was on Toronto’s Top 50 Most Influential People.