Munira Premji


Performance Solutions at Work

Munira Premji has more than 25 years of experience in Human Resources. Her expertise is in the areas of leadership development, organizational effectiveness, talent planning, change and culture. She has worked in many industries, including retail, financial services, insurance, pharmaceutical and government. Embracing the core values of authenticity, curiosity and being open-minded, Munira is outrageously positive and approaches life with a sense of joy and a can-do attitude
Munira owns her own consulting company, Performance Solutions at Work Inc. She has worked as a People & Organizational Development Consultant for Sanofi. She was the Director of Training & Development with Shoppers Drug Mart and the Director of Talent and Leadership Development at Zurich Financial Services. She has also served in HR management roles at Aviva, AGF Mutual Funds, Scotiabank, Saint Elizabeth Healthcare and Baxter Health Care. She is most fulfilled when helping people to grow personally and professionally and her vision, competence and ability to nurture relationships has led to long-term solutions and success for her clients.
Munira has a Degree in English and Communication from York University. She is a certified Training & Development professional and a Senior Organizational Development Practitioner. She is also an accredited coach with the International Coach Federation (ICF) and serves on the Executive Team on the Toronto Myeloma Support Group.

On a personal note, Munira writes a blog that has approximately 200,000 hits from around the world.


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I had the great pleasure of working with Munira at Aviva Canada. Munira was highly respected by all her peers and the senior leadership of the organization for her insight, broad business acumen and ability to support the business in a very impactful way. I was consistently impressed by the level of work and output she was able to achieve.

Lynn Ardizzi

Director, Talent & Technical Capabilities, RSA

I wanted to extend a HUGE thank you for your time and commitment to the session. The feedback has been extremely positive and your approach is a true testament of that.

Nancy Hamaoui-Benedet

HR Business Partner, General Mills

I wanted to express our gratitude for your excellent facilitation and engagement for our retreat. Many staff commented how this was the best retreat they’ve ever participated in and I am already seeing people use the tools to up their ‘5%’ to work more effectively together.​

Joseph Torres

Director General, Operations, Grand Challenges Canada
Thank you again for your outstanding work with us. It was a great session, lots of fun and very engaging. We want to cascade this through the whole organization!

Peter A. Brenders

General Manager, Sanofi Genzyme