The Affordable Housing Summit

Heela Omarkhail

Heela Omarkhail is Vice President, Social Impact at The Daniels Corporation (Daniels), a leading Greater Toronto Area based builder-developer. She is responsible for strategic initiatives that look to ensure that the social, cultural and economic infrastructures of communities built by Daniels are as strong as the new buildings. Since 2009, Heela has been working on the revitalization of Regent Park in Toronto’s Downtown East. Most recently, Heela served as an inaugural Co-Chair of the Accelerating Accessibility Coalition co-founded by Daniels. Heela is on the Board of Directors of Start2Finish, a national charity, in addition to several councils and committees. Heela completed her undergraduate studies at the University Toronto specializing in history and political science.