Ms. Zahra Salisbury

Ms. Zahra Salisbury

Managing Director, Design & Special Projects, Pacific Reach

Zahra is presently Managing Director, Design & Special Projects at Pacific Reach, a business owned and operated by her family which has significant commercial, hospitality and multi-family real estate holdings in Vancouver, Toronto, Phoenix, Los Angeles and Chicago.  Zahra has over two decades of diverse business experience, having worked at top tier management consulting firm McKinsey and Company in New York city, the World Health Organization in Geneva as well as corporate finance and venture capital firms in Vancouver. From 2008 to 2016, Zahra owned and operated Wear Else, a small chain of contemporary women’s clothing boutiques in Vancouver.

Zahra is on the Board of BookJane, a young technology company based in Toronto and has been a member of YPO, the Young Presidents Organization since 2010. She is presently on the board of One Girl Can, a non-profit dedicated to education girls in East Africa. She has been involved with numerous other charitable causes including  BC Women's Hospital, Canuck Place and the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs.

Zahra has a Bachelor of Science degree from UBC and a Masters of Science degree in Health Policy and Management from Harvard University.

Zahra is the mother of 3 children and lives in West Vancouver with her husband Nick.