Surranna Sandy Executive Director Skills For Change on St. Clair. Photo by Peter C. McCusker

Surranna Sandy

Chief Executive Officer


Surranna Sandy brings 15 years of executive leadership experience in the private and non-profit sector.

In her leadership role as the Chief Executive Officer of Skills for Change, a not-for- profit agency known for pioneering newcomer programs that respond to shifting immigration and workplace trends and lead to employment, Surranna brings passion and dedication to ensure that immigrants and Canadians are provided with the tools and resources to successfully enter the labour market in their chosen professions.

With Skills for Change moving into its 35th year of service to newcomers in the Greater Toronto Area, Surranna is ensuring that the agency continues to respect its vision of seeing every immigrant succeed in Canada.

Surranna has an Master of Arts in Leadership, MBA in Human Resources Management (HRM), and an Hons BA in Business.

Surranna was recently awarded the Canada 150 Outstanding Neighbour award, presented by the Member of Parliament, the Hon. Carolyn Bennett. This award is in recognition of her community service, as CEO of Skills for Change.