Barb Harwood is CFO of Thunderbird Entertainment, a creative-driven, pure play content production studio that creates and owns award-winning scripted, factual, and animated programming. She is responsible for all the company’s finance functions, including strategic planning, corporate and production finance, audit, accounting, and taxation. Barb’s career in the entertainment industry has spanned 30+ years. She has previously sat on the board at the BC Branch of the Canadian Media Production Association (CPMA) and is a CPA and a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a BA in Film. In 2021 Barb was one of ten winners in the Finance Category of the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business’ Best Executive Award.
Though not a dancer herself, Barb has been a regular audience member at Ballet BC performances. As a former figure skater who adores the union of movement and music, Barb is honoured to join the Ballet BC Board to support the company’s continuing evolution.