Joey Brar is the Director of Human Resources for the City of Surrey, the municipal government looking after the current and future economic, social and environmental wellbeing of Canada’s eighth largest city. Once known as a rural community in Metro Vancouver, Surrey is now one of the fastest growing and diverse communities in the country.
Joey brings more than 17 years of public sector experience to lead a team that’s responsible for implementing HR and organizational initiatives, including recruitment, learning and development, labour relations, HRIS, occupational health and safety, strategic employee communications, change management, diversity and inclusion, and compensation and benefits.
Joey holds a Bachelor or Business Administration (BBA), Master of Business Administration (MBA) and is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR). When away from work, he can likely be found helping his kids with homework, on a soccer field, or at the beach.