People Directory

Our team is the heartbeat of our collaborative efforts, comprising diverse experts from various fields. Each member brings unique skills and perspectives, uniting to drive innovation and impact in the health sector. Together, we are more than just a team; we are a community committed to transforming healthcare across Africa.

People Directory

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Program and Business Development Manager

University of Toronto, Institute for Management & Innovation

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, PhD

Professor, IMIx, UTM

University of Toronto, Institute for Management & Innovation

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Saima Zulqarnain

Program and Business Development Manager

University of Toronto

Saima Zulqarnain is the Program and Business Development Manager for IMIx Executive Programs, a department housed at the University of Toronto Mississauga’s Institute for Management and Innovation (IMI).

With over 16 years of experience in executive education, she excels in program management, strategic marketing initiatives, and fostering collaborative partnerships across a diverse group of faculty, administrators, students, and stakeholders. Within her current role, Saima oversees a comprehensive portfolio of certificate programs, including the Mastercard Foundation-funded Certificate of Effective Healthcare Management.

 
Before joining the University of Toronto in 2008, Saima worked at LUMS University’s executive education department in Lahore, Pakistan. During her time there, she was at the helm of several large-scale international programs offered by LUMS with partners including INSEAD, the Darden School of Business, the World Bank, and the International Human Resource Development Corporation (IHRDC). Saima holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (BA). She currently lives in Oakville, Ontario with her husband and son.

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Len Brooks, PhD

Professor, IMIx, UTM

University of Toronto

Len is the Professor of Business Ethics & Accounting at the University of Toronto with appointments at the Rotman School of Management, the UTM Department of Management, and the Institute of Management & Innovation (IMI).

He is currently the Director of the University of Toronto’s Professional Accounting Centre (PAC), the Master of Forensic Accounting (MFAcc) Program, and IMIx Executive Programs which offers the Certificate of Effective Healthcare Management to students in Africa funded by the Mastercard Foundation.

An expert in accounting, governance and ethics, Len has authored, co-authored, or co-edited many articles and several books including: Business & Professional Ethics for Directors, Executives & Accountants; Ethics & Governance: Developing & Maintaining an Ethical Corporate Culture; and Principles of Stakeholder Management.  His current research interests include professionalism, professional skepticism, DEI, and the linkage between continuing success, governance, risk management, and the maintenance of reputation.