Abid Sherali holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Finance and also completed his Diploma in Business Management. He has been working for Scotiabank for over eight years and is currently the Branch Manager at a local branch in Saskatoon. He moved to Saskatoon in 2011 from Toronto, lived and travelled in various rural communities across Saskatchewan, and last year relocated back to Saskatoon. Abid truly understands the struggles newcomers face when they land in Canada as he, his family and his parents have gone through the same struggles. Abid would like to serve and help community members, especially newcomers, to settle as smoothly as possible, and guide them with his resources.
Abid has been involved in many newcomer initiatives in Prince Albert, including the Prince Albert Muslim Association, and has also volunteered with many organizations to help newcomers. Abid and his wife are very passionate about helping newcomers and serving the community, as they understand the struggles of newcomers and are in a position to guide them. Abid’s skill set and experience include proven management and leadership, human resources and people management, customer service, change management, knowledge of the Canadian banking system and organizing major events.