Sapna Mahajan

Sapna Mahajan

Director, Programs and Priorities
Mental Health Commission of Canada

Sapna Mahajan is Director, Programs and Priorities at the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC). Sapna supports the implementation of program and priority initiatives, leading and directly accountable for the implementation of the Commission’s revised strategic goals in the areas of Workplace, Post-Secondary Education, First Responders and Cannabis, as well as leading MHCC’s global efforts. She helped lead the development of the first in the world, National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace, and since then has been working with organizations globally to drive widespread adoption.

Sapna joined the Commission in 2009 with significant experience in health policy and management in Canada, the United States and overseas. Prior to joining the Commission, Sapna worked at the Queen’s Center for Health Services and Policy Research. She has also worked with the William J. Clinton Foundation and the Centre for International Health and Development.

Sapna is a Canadian Healthcare Executive and a Project Management Professional. In 2015, she was chosen to participate in the Governor General Canadian Leadership Conference. She active community member volunteering with several charities and not for profit organizations, including as a Board member of VoiceFound, Mindful Employer and the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada.