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Sandeep Tatla Chief Equity Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Sandeep Tatla

Chief Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Officer Fasken
Ensuring principles and actions of equity, diversity and inclusion drive a culture where the best and brightest belong and thrive.
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2005
Language(s) English, Punjabi
Office(s) Toronto


Sandeep Tatla is the Chief Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Fasken. Sandeep works with the firm’s leadership to develop and implement a strategy that further solidifies a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion at the Firm. 

A catalyst for change, Sandeep is a forward-thinking executive leader with demonstrated experience successfully leading diversity, equity and inclusion change strategies across different and complex industries.  Her focus is on systemic and sustainable change. 
Sandeep has held leading roles in the field, including with an industry leading financial services firm, provincial regulatory body and most recently at one of Canada’s largest privately held technology companies.

Sandeep’s work and views on diversity and inclusion have been published in the Harvard Business Review and HR Professional as well as through interviews with journalists from several major news outlets including: The Globe & Mail, National Post, Financial Post and CBC Radio.

Prior to specializing in diversity and inclusion, Sandeep practiced labour and employment law for several years focusing on employment, human rights law and equity legislation.


Career & Education


  • LLB Western University
  • BA (Honours), Double Major in Psychology and Law & Society York University


  • Certificate, Associate Diversity Coach Certification Howard University
  • Certificate, Alternative Dispute Resolution University of Windsor

Community involvement

  • Advisory Council Member, Ted Rogers MBA, Ryerson University (2018- present)
  • Chief Inclusion Forum Member, Ascend Canada (2016-present)
  • Stakeholder Member, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee (Committee to City Council), City of Mississauga (2015- 2019)
  • Public Advisory Member, Leadership Diversity Council, (2011-2013)

Fasken Institute