An innovative health care executive with a proven track record of producing outstanding results in planning health care services and programs, health, quality and safety programs, strategy and change management, improving care, service, project management and performance through engaging service providers, consumer groups and stakeholders across jurisdictions. Possesses over 20 years’ experience in senior positions responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of operational and strategic plans in large multi-site unionized environments internationally, both in the public and private sectors.

Nazira has worked internationally in East Africa, South Africa, India, Pakistan, China and Japan, not to mention Canada. She has assumed various roles including CEO of the Aga Khan Hospital in Kenya.
She is currently the Executive Director of Bethell Hospice in the Central West LHIN. She has served on various boards including the Ontario Gerontology Association, Retirement Regulatory Authority Council and Vice Chair of the Aga Khan National Care for the Elderly in Canada. She is currently training to become a surveyor for the international CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) accreditation.