Mr. Hassaan Basit

Hassaan Basit

Mr. Hassaan Basit

Community Member

Hassaan started his career as an evolutionary biologist after graduating from the University of Toronto. He then completed a Masters in Science Communication from Queen's University in Belfast and more recently an MBA in Digital Transformation from The DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University.

Hassaan is the President and CEO of Conservation Halton. Holding progressively responsible leadership positions in the organization since joining in 2004, Hassaan has spent the past 4 years developing and implementing Conservation Halton’s strategic plan, Metamorphosis. This plan successfully saw Conservation Halton’s image and brand strengthened, budgets realigned, stakeholder communication refined, and the organization transformed into a leader in innovation and customer-centric service delivery.

Hassaan has had an ongoing relationship with UTM since 1995, as a student, researcher, employee, instructor, volunteer and more recently as a member of the Campus Council. This is Mr. Basit’s second term as a member of Campus Council