Irfan Chaudhry has been working in the area of equity, diversity, inclusion (EDI) and human rights since 2011. He has held numerous roles within the EDI space including leadership positions with MacEwan University, the City of Edmonton, and currently, with Hockey Canada as the inaugural Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion.
He has held special advisory positions with the City of Edmonton’s Community Safety and Wellbeing Taskforce, as well as with the Edmonton Police Service Chief of Police Diversity Recruitment Committee and Chief of Police Community Advisory Committee. He is an active member of the Alberta Hate Crimes Committee and Public Safety Canada’s Expert Committee on Countering Radicalization to Violence. Additionally, he serves as a member of the Federal Government’s Judicial Advisory Committee for the Province of Alberta.
Chaudhry has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and master’s in criminal justice from the University of Alberta.