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Basmati Persaud

Finance Manager

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Basmati Persaud Finance Manager © Nature United

Areas of Focus

Provides financial services both internally and externally for Nature United.

Media Contact

Jacqueline Nunes
ph. 416 526-7353


Gender equity and inclusion are a focus here, which makes it a great place to work. This commitment makes us stronger and more effective at achieving our conservation goals.


In her current role, Basmati provides financial services to other departments, improves financial efficiency and reporting. She is also on the Diversity Equity Inclusion and Justice task force, and the Women in Nature Employee Resource Group.

Prior to joining Nature United, Basmati worked as a Senior Financial Analyst at Humber College and as Accounting Manager for the Learning Partnership, a charity that focused on innovative education programs. She also spent over a decade as a senior audit manager for the Office of the Auditor General in Guyana. She is a licensed CPA and has a bachelor’s in accounting from the University of Guyana and a certificate in business administration from the U.K.’s Henley Business School.

Basmati loves gardening and live theatre. She also enjoys travelling and learning more about the culture, arts and people of other places.

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