Name: Mr. Mike Shaikh
Profession: Director of the Alberta Children's Hospital
Credentials: B.Comm, FCA
Short Bio: Among his many involvements, Mike is currently a Director of the Alberta Children's Hospital; Chair of Education Matters; and, board member of various public and private companies as part of his professional career as a businessman, entrepreneur and Chartered Accountant. Previous leadership roles included serving as Chair of Calgary Police Commission, and board member of the following organizations: Alberta Securities Commission; Canadian Air Transport Security Authority; University of Calgary; Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team; and, Canadian Association of Police Boards. In addition, he served as President of Kiwanis Club of Calgary and was a founding member of People For Progress Foundation, as well as Calgary Police Foundation. He continues to be highly active and engaged in both the business and broader not-for-profit communities. At the heart of his work is a deep commitment to doing what he personally can to help ensure Alberta continues to evolve as a prospering and caring society for all its people, including immigrants and the marginalized. Through this lens, his efforts continue to centre on the focus areas of public safety, medical research, education and mentorship. His achievements in his vocation and community has garnered him various recognitions and citations.