The City of Mississauga is pleased to announce Asad Qureshi as the City’s new Director of Facilities and Property Management effective October 23, 2023. He replaces Raj Sheth who became the City’s Commissioner of Corporate Services earlier this year.
“I am pleased to welcome Asad to the City of Mississauga where he will use his more than 20 years of experience to oversee facilities management with a focus on building and renovating the libraries, fire stations, community centres and other city buildings our residents and employees rely on,” said Raj Sheth, Commissioner, Corporate Services. “Asad’s leadership will also play a key role in helping the City as we work to advance our Climate Change Action Plan by reducing energy usage and greenhouse gas emissions across our portfolio.”
Reporting to the Commissioner of Corporate Services, Quershi will oversee five key objectives for the Facilities and Property Management division including: addressing the City’s aging infrastructure, building and renovating new and existing infrastructure, enhancing security services, implementing the City’s multi-year accessibility plan and the climate change action plan in corporate buildings.
“I’m thrilled to be joining the City of Mississauga at this exciting time,” said Qureshi. “I’m looking forward to helping the City move the needle on its climate change priorities and having the opportunity to make a difference in the everyday lives of Mississauga residents by ensuring City facilities are well-maintained, safe and accessible.”
Prior to joining the City of Mississauga, Qureshi was the Director of Facilities Management for the City of Kitchener where he led a team responsible for managing a portfolio of 255 city buildings focusing on asset management, project management, maintenance/operations, energy management, space planning and security. Prior to joining the City of Kitchener, Qureshi worked for a number of years at the City of Toronto as the Director of Facilities Management, Critical Buildings and served as the Manager of Construction and Maintenance, Facilities Services at McMaster University.
Qureshi has a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from NED University of Engineering and Technology and received a postgraduate diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Pakistan Navy Engineering College. He is also a graduate of the Management Excellence Program at York University.
SOURCE City of Mississauga