Shakir Rasheed, Director, Industry & Facilities Canada
Director, Industry & Facilities Canada
Industry Experience: 23 years
Shakir leads the newly established Industry & Facilities (I&F) division for Bureau Veritas in Canada. The mandate of Bureau Veritas Industry & Facilities (I&F) group in Canada is to provide a range of inspection, certification and training services for customers across multiple sectors such as automotive, aerospace, agri-food, oil & gas, power, mining, construction, etc.
Shakir brings extensive experience in the testing, inspection & certification (TIC) market including 18+ years with Bureau Veritas in the Middle East & Asia and around 4 years with Exova both internationally and in Canada where recently he managed their Aerospace testing business in Canada. Within Bureau Veritas, Shakir held the Country Chief Executive position in Dubai, and throughout his Bureau Veritas career, Shakir has held similar positions in Oman, Bahrain and Pakistan, focused on driving commercial growth, operational improvement and customer satisfaction.
With a successful track record in developing and growing TIC capabilities in global geographies and markets, Shakir is excited about bringing a suite of I&F offerings tailored to the Canadian market, that deliver profitable growth while delivering high quality standards for our customers.
Shakir holds bachelor’s degree with Honours from the university of Humberside and diploma from the University of Oxford.