Debbie Stanford-Kristiansen

Debbie Stanford-Kristiansen works as CEO for Gulf Film LLC Novo Cinemas, with a solid track record of more than 28 years’ combined entertainment, hospitality, tourism and event management experience, including 15 years of successful experience in the GCC. She has delivered 17 new cinema and entertainment venues across the GCC from concept inception feasibility to design, fit out and full operational delivery.

In 2019 she was awarded CEO of the Year – Technology Innovation by SMB Summit & Awards – Business Media International, as well as Most Inspirational Woman in Entertainment, Cinema Group of the Year Middle East by Influential Business Woman Awards.