Ayesha Raza

Director, Government Grants

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Ayesha is a passionate leader with expertise in proposal development and client management for Canadian Government grants and incentives programs. Over the years, she has worked with a client portfolio that includes notable small, medium, and large Canadian businesses across all industries with prominent names in the advanced manufacturing, agri-food, energy and environmental engineering sectors. She has secured several millions of dollars in funding for these businesses.

Ayesha possesses a Master of Arts degree in English Studies from the Université de Montréal and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from University of Toronto. Her roles prior to joining Ryan have included grants consulting for a competitive SR&ED firm, as well as working as an assistant editor and instructor at major Canadian academic institutions. She enjoys art and cultural activities in her spare time and loves to improve her French language skills.