Naveen Mehta

Naveen Mehta is Director of Human Rights, Equity and Diversity to one of Canada's largest private sector unions. He provides expertise in designing and implementing UFCW Canada's national strategy on Diversity & Inclusion for its 250,000 members and staff by strategic engagement of newcomers and other equity-seeking communities, with a view to qualitative and quantitative growth. As well, in his capacity as General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer to UFCW Canada, Naveen provides a diverse range of preemptive strategic advice for all of the union's often high-profile legal issues.

As a Global Diversity and Inclusion Strategist, Naveen is regularly invited to design, train, and speak to diverse audiences such as governments, universities, law schools, NGOs, and companies across Canada, the U.S., Europe, Africa, and South America.

Naveen holds an LL.B. from the University of Ottawa (1998), and a B.A. (Hons.) in Public Policy and Administration from York University (1995). He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2000.

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