Nadira Hamid started her career with the ITC Group of Hotels, looking after their corporate affairs across India. In order to capitalize on her entrepreneurial skills, she started her own company Lafance Overseas Private Ltd which dealt with Human Resources and Structural Steel Detailing. She then moved on to managing corporate affairs for Mitchell Group (an Australian Based company) for India and Bangladesh.In her present role as CEO of the Indo- Canadian Business Chamber, Nadira has emerged as a dynamic, experienced and a visionary leader who has successfully created and executed strategies to make the India-Canada bilateral trade relations achieve new heights in the past years. She exhibits her strong background with top level Government and Industry players for their engagement in the India- Canada space. She is widely respected by business community, top level leaders and govt officials for her practical, thoughtful and solution-oriented approach. During her eight years as CEO, Nadira has championed the Chamber’s commitment to serve as a voice for industry and facilitate exchange of knowledge between government and businesses in both India and Canada. Nadira has successfully led, promoted and coordinated delegations to Canada that saw a participation of more than a hundred delegates from various business sectors in India. She has systematically orchestrated business missions to build a higher level of business engagements and B2B platforms for SMEs to guide them effectively. She has been instrumental in building the image of brand Canada in Indian states like Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and tier 2 and 3 cities of India and has signed MoUs with government and industry bodies to intensify business engagement between the two countries.