As a strategic and innovative human resources professional, Sameera Akram drives business results through organizational transformations, human resources strategy development and execution, employee and labour relations, business partnerships, leadership development and change management. She is a reliable sounding board and trusted advisor to senior leaders, executives and operational managers and a dynamic leader with the ability to develop high-performing teams. Prior to her current role, she worked in various positions in labour relations and human resources management, building relationships and fostering positive outcomes for businesses and organizations.
Sameera volunteers in a program that helps newcomers become ready for their job search and is also a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) validation committee member. She is certified in Mental Health First Aid from Queens University. She has an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) from the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management and an Honours Bachelor of Human Resources Management from York University.