Idil Omar joined NEXT Canada in November 2017 as the Chief of Staff. Responsible for staff and stakeholder relations, Idil’s role focuses on change management and staff engagement. Prior to joining NEXT Canada, Idil was the Special Advisor to the Deputy Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, and a worked at The DMZ on the Business Development team.
Idil has a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and she also holds a certification in Human Resources Management. Her extensive experience in overall human resources has helped her launch her consultancy, which has helped numerous startups in the tech industry (in Toronto, New York and San Francisco) with bookkeeping and operational training.