Irshad Osman is a non-profit professional with extensive experience in corporate fund raising, project management, relationship building, and inter-faith activities. He is currently the Director of Development at Silent Voice Canada, a social service agency that serves the Deaf community in the GTA.
Irshad Osman volunteers his time with many Toronto-based organizations. He serves as the Director of Interfaith Relations, Cordoba Centre for Civic Engagement and Leadership and as a Steering Committee Member of ISARC and TAIC, Toronto-based coalitions to take action against poverty in Ontario.
He is also a frequent guest speaker at institutions where he promotes greater inter-community relations, co-existence, and active citizenship.
Prior to joining Silent Voice Canada, Irshad Osman worked as a Resource Development manager at United Way Toronto overseeing a fundraising portfolio worth of 3.5 Million Dollars.
He holds a graduate degree in Public Policy and Management from the University of Manchester, UK and undergraduate degree training in Arabic and Islamic Studies from the University of Leiden, Netherlands and Naleemiah International University, Sri Lanka.