Board of Directors
Viraj Desai, Board Member at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores), is the Managing Director of CIM Professional Services, the consulting firm that she founded. Prior to this Ms. Desai held senior roles in Deloitte’s Strategy and Operations consulting practice and at a number of public and private sector healthcare organizations with responsibility for planning, operational management and fiscal results. She has a clinical health care background in Physiotherapy.
Ms. Desai works with clients across industry sectors (e.g. healthcare, public sector, infrastructure, insurance and financial services, telecommunications, retail). Her specific areas of expertise include strategic planning, operational review, process improvement and corporate performance measurement. She holds a BSc. PT and MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.
Ms. Desai has been involved in various volunteer roles and currently serves as a mentor for the Rise Asset Development Program which provides micro-financing and mentorship to entrepreneurs with a history of mental health or addiction challenges.