More than 150 years of collective experience
VICE PRESIDENT – GOVERNMENT RELATIONS
Matthew is a seasoned government relations consultant, policy advisor, and political organizer with a track record of securing buy-in from key decision makers to influence public policy. His career as a political advisor in federal and provincial campaigns in Canada includes representing the office of Randeep Sarai, Member of Parliament. As a public policy advisor, he also assisted clients in advancing their public policy and advocacy needs at all levels of government, liaising with senior government officials on behalf of clients.
Matthew was the youngest elected official in the year he was elected in the province of Quebec as Commissioner (School Board Trustee) at the Western School Board from 2014 to 2020. He was also administrative advisor at the QC Deputy Minister’s Office, Public Works and Government, in 2015. On the community involvement front, he served on the Board of Directors of the nonprofit Quebec Community Groups Network and the Regional Association of Western Quebec. Matthew speaks English and French, and has a degree in political science from Carleton University.
At MSM, he builds strong relationships and communication channels with the High Commissions and other government agencies in key markets worldwide. His role with help strengthen these relationships, enabling MSM to work on government initiatives more closely and effectively, and position MSM as a company that values and maximizes public-private partnerships for the common good
Dr. Alex Parnia
Dr. Alex Parnia brings more than 30 years of experience performing a variety of successful roles at elite academic institutions as a faculty member, campus Dean, Vice-President of Marketing and Enrollment, Executive Vice- President, Provost, and President. He specializes in crafting innovative and scalable solutions and matrices to enable exponential revenue increases for academic institutions. His list of commendable triumphs is never-ending and he has also created leadership programs and taught management and business courses at leading institutions.
VICE PRESIDENT, GLOBAL
Suneetha Qureshi has more than 10 years experience in the international education sector. She resides in India and leads MSM’s extensive back of the house operations, including MSM’s human resources, financial management, information technology, and marketing, communications and social media activities. She has an impeccable track record of successfully launching the representative offices in Asia and Africa of many North American and European higher education institutions. Her key strengths include hiring, training and developing teams as evidenced by the successful results of the dedicated in-country college and university client teams.
She is a motivational supervisor who inspires service excellence among MSM staff and rewards high-performing employees with growth opportunities. Suneetha also leverages her excellent leadership, strategic visioning and operational management skills as a critical member of the MSM executive team. She has taken the lead in developing a number of initiatives at MSM, including building robust standard operating procedures, the Rise ‘n Shine team engagement platform, and the organization’s data analytics and audit segments. Among her many talents, Suneetha is a motivational speaker, lecturer and entrepreneur and is proficient in six languages including English, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Gujarati, and Marathi.