Kamalesh Visavadia has 30 years’ experience in the Human Services field in 2 continents, first in England as summer camp counsellor with a non-profit agency. He later became a Manager at Leicester City Council. In 2000 he moved to Canada. He was appointed Health Promotion Officer with the Region of Peel, where he advanced to Human Services Department Manager. He then became Executive Director of a community mental health agency in Toronto. He’s currently the Director (A) of Senior Services at India Rainbow Community Services of Peel, www.indiarainbow.org, a multi-service agency providing culturally and linguistically appropriate services to the Peel immigrant community, enabling integration and supporting settlement, social services, health and educational needs. He’s a creative leader focused on new methods of service delivery that improve the client experience. He’s an effective consensus builder of partnerships and strategic alliances among health, community and government sectors.