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Faran Mirza

Program Manager, ThinkOttawa

Having grown up in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, Faran now calls Ottawa his home as he has lived and worked in the nation’s capital for over 10 years.

Faran brings in exemplary accomplishments as a Senior Team Lead and a Group Experience Specialist at the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG), a Team Lead at The Aspire Group, and most recently, the Partnerships Specialist at Carleton University’s department of Athletics and Recreation. Faran has a degree in Business Administration from University of Southern Queensland, Australia and is also an honors graduate from the Sports Business Management Program at Algonquin College.

Faran is a loving husband and a father, who is also a hobbyist board gamer with a collection of over 150 board games. He is passionate about sports, having been involved in the sports industry in Ottawa for several years. He likes to keep active and enjoys playing basketball, tennis, and golf in his spare time. As an avid traveler who has visited over 20 countries, his passion for travel and tourism and his invaluable experience in partnerships play a vital role in the growth and implementation of the Think Ottawa program.