Bijan is a young entrepreneur, a community activist and a non-profit leader. While pursuing his dream to build his successful real estate development venture, he has been active in his community for the past 8 years.
He started his community work in 2007 during his undergraduate years at UofT where he led the executive board of the Iranian Students' Union as the Treasurer and President for two years. In recent years he has launched and managed multiple fundraising campaigns for supporting underprivileged young women and children in Canada and Iran.The success of these campaigns were possible through collaborations with The Children's Wish Foundation in Canada, Paradise Charity Group, and the Omid Foundation. Currently he is sitting on the board of the Omid Foundation Canada. Omid Foundation is a registered charity in Iran, U.K and U.S and a registered non-profit organization in Canada that supports abused and vulnerable young women in Iran.
Bijan has been an active volunteer in the Liberal Party of Canada and the Ontario Liberal Party since 2007. In his local community of Willowdale he served as one of the Vice Presidents of the Federal Liberal Association for a 1-year term. As part of his progressive involvement in the Liberal party Bijan was among few delegates who represented the riding of Willowdale in the 2014 Liberal Convention in Montreal. This convention was for the purpose of setting the Policy Platform for the Liberal Party of Canada.
Bijan received his Master’s degree from the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Toronto in 2011 with specialization in Project Management. His collaborative research work with the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario was recognized during the 2011 Canadian Society for Civil Engineer’s Annual Conference.