Mr. Ziyaad Vahed
Mr. Vahed is currently President of the UTM Alumni Association. In this role he leads the board of directors in providing advice and direction on alumni engagement and represents alumni at student and alumni award presentations, campus building openings, new principal inaugurations as well as other key initiatives.
Since graduating from UTM, he has been active in supporting and attending the various alumni initiatives on campus, such as the Extern Program, Backpack to Briefcase, Alumni Cafe, Show me the Green judging event, 50th Anniversary Gala, and has been a presenter on the undergraduate student panel for the Department of Political Science. Mr. Vahed has served as a staff member for both the UTM and St. George Campus where he facilitated the development of equity policy for staff, faculty and students.
Mr. Vahed is currently a Director at the Ontario Cabinet Office. As part of the Policy and Delivery Division, he provides strategic advice, analysis, and operational support to the Secretary of Cabinet and Premier's Office to assist the government in delivering on its priorities.
Mr. Vahed has also served on the Board of Directors for the Institute of Public Administration, Canada (Toronto Chapter) where he led the selection of the recipient of the Lieutenant Governor Award – the most prestigious award for public servants in Ontario.