Tariq Mahmood born in Gujrat, Pakistan. Got his early education from King George Royal Military College, Jhelum and holds Bachelor of Science Degree from Punjab University. He served in Pakistan Government for 25 years and had a diplomatic stint in Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi as First Secretary from 1995 to 1999 where he led commercial services, promoted bilateral trade, liaised with embassies, chamber of commerce and joint venture partners to negotiate and control major contracts. He has authored two books and has delivered lectures in various academic institutions in Pakistan as guest speaker. Migrated to Canada in 2002, travelled widely across Canada, has rich experience in Financial Industry and is currently a Financial Advisor in RBC Royal Bank in Ottawa. He holds Financial Planning Certification and is highly regarded by his colleagues and partners for his exceptional collaboration and leadership, planning activities, strategic and in-depth conversations with admirable authenticity and delivering results jointly with multiple partners across numerous lines of business. A strong believer in giving back to his community, Tariq Mahmood is an active volunteer with several organizations, including Junior Achievers, and spent considerable time as Coordinator for Ottawa Community Immigration Services Organization Connectors Program. He has also led diversity campaigns and has played pivotal role in promoting ideologies and policies that advocate equal respect to the various cultures in Canadian society having people from diverse ethnic backgrounds.
Saeed Mohammad born in Faisalabad Pakistan, got his bachelor’s in civil engineering from University of Engineering and Technology Lahore (Taxila campus). He served Government of Punjab for 13 years at district level. He migrated to Canada in 2000 and after completing his Master’s degree moved to Middle East with engineering consultants. Saeed is working with Jacobs since eleven years in different capacities serving the communities across the world in water and waste water projects and programs. He has been a member of Project Management Institute (PMI) for about 12 years and PMP for 12 years. He held positions of project manager, technical director and country manager. As a technical director, he has successfully completed and operated a major water conveyance program worth USD 1.2 billion in Jordan as Country Manager and Technical Director. He had been volunteering for the betterment of project management practices with local chapters. A strong believer in giving back to his community. Heis a certified project management professional (PMP) and is currently working with Jacobs, an international engineering consultancy, with a focus on managing projects. Over the past 30 years, he has worked in private and public sectors, across the globe and more recently in Ottawa. He has held senior and executive roles, specializing in programs/projects management, change management, contract negotiations, commercial finance, and business development. Moved in Ottawa in 2000, Saeed attended the University of Ottawa, where he earned master’s degree in Engineering Management.
Ottawa Resident for 45 Years. A Professional Accountant ... B.Comm., C.P.A. , C.M.A. Involved in Community Work for almost 40 Years.
Mrs. Bushra Akhter
Community Social Worker. Experience in serving community, resolving conflicts and providing guidance for those in need. Former Chair Lady of ISIA Ottawa. Active member and closely involved in administration of Women of Wisdom circle in Ottawa.
Area Manager in Ottawa for an Income Tax firm. 24 years of experience in Accounting, Finance and Management. Entrepreneur & partner Nutrition House Carlingwood Mall. Associated with Ontario Liberal Party as a director in Nepean Riding. Candidate from Ward 3, in 2018 for Ottawa municipal election. Volunteer at different community levels. Helping new immigrants & international students, specially from South Asian region, providing them professional guidance and giving them jobs in my organization for intial financial stability.