Gillian Rose is Senior Vice President, US Sales and Acquisitions, for Sky Vision, the wholly owned production and distribution business of Sky (UK). She joined the company recently and is based in New York. Prior to this she was Managing Director, PBS Distribution, the commercial arm of PBS and WGBH tasked with acquiring and exploiting rights with an emphasis on high-end Drama, a position she held for over three years. Previous roles include Head of Distribution and Executive in Charge of Lifestyle Programs for WNET New York; Director of Program Development for The Washington Post’s Newsweek/Carlton TV JV, and Sales and Acquisitions for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. She is a former two-term Chair of BAFTA New York and is on the Board of the African Public Broadcasters Foundation. She has a Master’s Degree in Communication for Development.