Niloofer [Niloo] Balsara is a senior Human Resources Professional with experience across roles in Canada, Asia Pacific, and London, UK. She excels at designing and deploying talent and people strategies, optimizing people’s potential. Expertise across HR includes talent management, succession planning, performance management, learning and development, recruitment, HR systems, leadership development and equity diversity and inclusion [EDI]. Niloofer integrates progressive and innovative people practices across people and cultures. A talent architect and a change agent, she is passionate about leading and modernizing HR through a data-led approach. She employs a skills-based framework and a future-focus lens to organizational change, structure and design.
A certified executive coach (CEC, PCC], she is an accredited member of the International Coaching Federation (ICS). She has her CPHR and is also certified in various leadership and team assessments and psychometric instruments. Niloofer is a long-standing thought- partner and a member of the employer working group at the immigration employment Council of BC [IEC-BC], where she works with provincial and federal colleagues to support the integration of skilled immigrants into Canada. She has led roles across various industries, including healthcare, finance and insurance, in unionized and non-unionized environments. Her lived experiences across various continents and countries have provided her with a human and culture-sensitive approach that enables her to build people and grow relationships. Niloofer has a passion for corporate and environmental sustainability. She has volunteered for environmental projects worldwide including the Amazon, Oxford UK and at the Smithsonian in Maryland, US. Contributing to the wider HR community, she has participated in and contributed to Canada’s global pluralism project.