SVP, Client Solutions
Imran is a senior leader of the client solutions team, where his role is to help key APAC clients achieve their business goals through unique and specialized research solutions. He is a proven leader with a strong track record of leveraging and building strong partnerships with clients in international markets such as Korea, China, and Japan.
Imran joined Schlesinger Group in 2021 when Addison Research was acquired by the company. He was one of the founding members of Addison Research and led a robust and mature team of sales professionals to position the company as the most preferred supplier for international clients, with a keen focus on East Asia.
Imran brings a wealth of expertise and leadership to the Schlesinger family. While serving as an expert in qualitative and quantitative research solutions, Imran also brings strong policy and research expertise, having previously served as a Senior Policy Advisor to the Government of Ontario. In this role, he led extensive and transformational research initiatives which have helped shape the social services and post-secondary education sectors in Ontario, Canada.
Imran is also known for his extraordinary volunteer undertakings. He’s worked with the Toronto 2015 Pan / Parapan American Games (TO2015) to develop their large-scale volunteer strategy and has advised the TO2015 and the Government of Ontario on various diversity and inclusion strategies. Presently, he serves as an Advisor on the University of Toronto’s Governing Council Secretariat.
Imran holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Toronto Scarborough and an M.A. in Immigration and Settlement from Ryerson University’s Yeates School of Graduate Studies.
Awards & Recognition
REALM Award on Diversity and Inclusion, Ontario Public Service
Innovation Award, Ontario Public Service
Athlete Ambassador, Toronto 2015 Pan / ParaPan American Games
D.R. Campbell Merit Award, Office of the President, University of Toronto
Gordon Cressy Leadership Award, University of Toronto
The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Canada