Sharmilla Rasheed joined the University of Guelph as vice-president (finance and operations) in 2020. With a background in healthcare leadership, Rasheed held previous roles as vice-president (finance and information services) and chief financial officer at St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph and St. Joseph’s Lifecare Centre Brantford. She has also served as the administrator/CFO for St. Joseph's Housing Corporation, Guelph. Rasheed is a CPA, CMA and holds an MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Waterloo.
Key responsibilities of the Vice-President (Finance & Operations)
- Oversees six operational units: campus community police, emergency management and fire safety; financial services; hospitality services; human resources; physical resources; and the real estate division
- Participates in the Council of Senior Administrative Officers, an affiliate of the Council of Ontario Universities