Radha Nayar

Radha Nayar is a results-oriented consultant that brings almost 25 years of management and leadership experience in the non-profit sector to her clients so that they can maximize their impact. Since launching her consulting firm in 2007, she has provided high-quality services to a diverse range of clients in a variety of sectors. Prior to starting her consulting company, Radha worked at United Way Toronto and York Region in the Community Investment Department, where her work included leading the development of specialized grant programs and special capacity building initiatives, including support funded organizations to build a culture of evaluation and to develop effective equity and anti-oppression plans.  Radha has also played leadership roles in a range of non-profit women’s organizations. Radha is well-known in the sector for producing superior results for her clients. Radha is also especially proud of her approach to working with her client’s. Namely, she places high priority on offering her time and expertise to help develop the capacity of the organizations she works with, while building effective and meaningful relationships with her clients along the way.

Radha has demonstrated talents in the following areas:

  • Strategic and operational planning
  • Organizational reviews and redesign
  • Program planning
  • Multisectoral collaboration and partnership development
  • Governance and Board development/training
  • Service and system planning and transformation

Radha has provided consulting services to:

  • Funders
  • Settlement organizations
  • Women’s organizations, including shelters and other anti-violence groups
  • Community-based research institutions
  • Community-based health organizations, including mental health and addictions organizations
  • Local and provincial governments
  • Provincial and national associations
  • Local collaborative networks

Radha holds a Bachelor of Social Work and a Master of Social Work degree. She is a member of the Canadian Evaluation Society. She has been a board member for several organizations including Media Action, Sherbourne Health Centre and Planned Parenthood Toronto. She is currently the Chair of Shameless Magazine, an independent grassroots magazine that is a Canadian voice for smart, strong, sassy young women and trans youth.


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