Karim Mamdani is President and CEO of Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores), a public specialty hospital that provides specialized assessment and treatment services for people living with complex mental illness. Ontario Shores is a teaching hospital and engages in research, education and advocacy initiatives to advance the mental health care system.
Mr. Mamdani’s areas of focus include information management, employee engagement, financial and operational management, governance, land and building development, collective bargaining, funding systems and strategy development and execution. Mr. Mamdani has worked at a number of academic health science centres including the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University Health Network and the Hospital for Sick Children.
With more than 25 years’ experience in healthcare, including some time at PricewaterhouseCoopers in its consulting practice, his system contributions include leadership on a number of human resources related committees, as an expert advisor on funding methodologies, operating funding matters and information systems as well as mental health and medical services funding working groups. Mr. Mamdani is a member of the Ontario Hospital Association Board of Directors, Chair of the Finance Committee, and a member of the Board for RGP Toronto. He is also the former Chair of Addictions and Mental Health Ontario.
Mr. Mamdani holds an MBA from McMaster University and is a CPA.