Ariana Bradford

Executive Director
Room 214

315 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario, M5S 0A7 Canada

Please contact:

Ana Cardoso

Manager, Officer of the Director
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Main bio

Ariana Bradford is Executive Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy. Ariana has oversight of the School’s staff, financial and business administration, IT, facilities and capital projects. She is a member of the School’s senior leadership team responsible for strategic planning and implementation. Prior to joining the school in 2019, Ariana was Director, Strategic Planning & Operations, at Medicine by Design, a multi-faculty, multi-institution regenerative medicine research initiative led by the University of Toronto. Previously, she was Director, Custom Executive Programs at the Rotman School of Management and launched Rotman’s first overseas office in London, UK. Ariana was Director, Communications, for the Canada China Business Council, and has held positions at Boston University’s Centre for International Health focused on training clinicians from emerging economies and overseeing international public health projects. She has served on the board of the City Women’s Network in the UK, is a member of U of T’s Connaught Committee and a mentor in several U of T programs. Ariana holds a BA in East Asian Studies and Political Science from Trinity College, U of T, and an MA in Journalism from Western University.

Awards & recognition

  • 2022 Chancellor's Award — Distinguished Leader (University of Toronto)