Born in Cambridge, Ontario, City Councillor Harkirat Singh brings a unique perspective to the City of Brampton.
Councillor Singh is a well known community leader in Brampton. Prior to his role as City Councillor, he served a four-year term as School Trustee at the Peel District School Board. As a Trustee, he sat on the Audit Committee, Instructional Program/Curriculum Committee and Physical Building and Planning Committee. He was also the regional representative at the Ontario Public School Board Association (OPSBA).
Alongside his role as a Trustee, Councillor Singh spent two and a half years as a Professor at Lambton College and two years as a Professor at Humber College teaching Marketing & Entrepreneurship. Currently, Councillor Singh sits as a Research Fellow at the Broadbent Institute.
Councillor Singh has a passion in community development, where he actively runs mentorship workshops and career fairs in local schools. In 2016, he was nominated for a mentorship award by the Brampton Board of Trade for his work with youth.
Councillor Singh holds a BA from the University of Toronto where he majored in Economics and Public Administration, MSc. in Economics from London Metropolitan University and a MBA from the Schulich School of Business where he specialized in Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Organizational Behaviour.
Additionally, Councillor Singh completed the Municipal Administration Program (MAP) from the Association of Municipal Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario (AMCTO).
Councillor Singh currently resides in wards 9 & 10 and is extremely passionate about vocalizing the needs of his residents.