Anita Bhandari - Public Service Award

The City of Burnaby - Chief Human Resources Officer

Anita is an amazing leader with a skill set that keeps a team driven and smiling at the same time. She motivational and modern leadership styles are a breath of fresh area in the workplace.
Her experience of working within complex union environments, both in the public and private sectors, will be instrumental in helping Burnaby move towards becoming a world-class city."
Ms. Bhandari comes from the City of Maple Ridge, where she worked for nine years managing all areas of the human resources department including strategic planning, learning and development, recruitment, compensation, health and safety, and disability management.
She holds degrees in adult education and strategic human resources and is currently completing her masters, specializing in cultural transformation. She has more than 20 years of experience in human resources, spending much of her tenure in management and leadership roles. She is passionate about promoting a positive team environment, creating connections, and developing programs to empower and enhance staff talent in order to improve service to Burnaby residents.
She is making waves within the organization.

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