Krishan Mehta is the Assistant Vice-President of Engagement at Ryerson University, where he leads alumni relations, special fundraising campaigns, and other strategies to engage different communities in support of the university. Previously, he held a variety of senior fundraising, alumni relations and marketing roles at Seneca College and the University of Toronto. In addition to teaching in the graduate program at Carleton, Krishan leads the Fundraising Management Certificate at G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education. Krishan has a PhD and his research focuses on the philanthropy of immigrants in Canada. He has served on many charity boards, including TELUS Friendly Futures Foundation and CanadaHelps.org. In 2020, he was named the Outstanding Fundraiser of the Year by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Toronto Chapter and in 2022 was named an AFP Global Fellow.