Rajesh Uttamchandani

Strategic Advisor & Of Counsel




Osgoode Hall, L.L.M.
Osgoode Hall, J.D.
University of Toronto, MIRHR.
Chaminade Univeristy, MBA.
University of Toronto, B.Sc


Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association


Emerge’s new advisor: Raj has been a globally recognized leader in the field of Human Resources for over 25 years. Raj has served in leadership and executive HR capacities in companies of all sizes, including TSX and Fortune 500 companies, spanning such diverse fields as healthcare, retail, financial services and technology. Currently, Raj is the Chief of People at MaRS Discovery District.

Raj is also a faculty member in the School of Industrial Relations at the University of Toronto and is an award-winning adjunct professor. He is a member of the boards of Ontario Cannabis Stores and Canadian Stage and is routinely called upon to publicly share his ideas as a global thought leader in strategic human resources. Raj holds a B.Sc, MBA, Master of Industrial Relations, JD and LLM (Labour and employment) and is called to the Bar of Ontario.