Atif is the Research and Communications Coordinator at SHS Consulting. In this role, he undertakes community development research projects and is particularly interested in improving quality of life for seniors. He previously worked at the Peel Elder Abuse Prevention Network (PEAPN) where he provided public education on the prevention of elder abuse.
For the past five years, Atif has been a volunteer and mentor at Spectra Helpline where he provides listening and emotional support to people in distress. He also volunteers at: David Suzuki Foundation, CARP Mississauga and is an active member on the City of Mississauga’s Age-Friendly Initiative. He also provides website support to Silver Links News, a print and online magazine on healthy aging in Peel-Halton.
Atif is currently researching seniors' housing options, in particular alternative tenure models.
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science (York University)