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Dove Parmar

Dove Parmar

Staff Member
Manager, Government Relations

About Dove Parmar

Leaning on 10-years of experience working in government, Dove will work with the DMZ team as well as portfolio companies to navigate the Canadian political and regulatory landscape. Dove will also find ways to bridge policy gaps as well as work to source funding and grant opportunities for our portfolio companies.

Dove is an experienced public relations and government affairs professional with a background in community outreach, stakeholder management, program development, project management, social procurement, and communications. After graduating from Toronto Metropolitan University with a bachelor’s degree in human resources from the Ted Rogers School of Management, Dove worked as a senior advisor for the Minister of National Defence and the Minister of Public Services and Procurement, where he focused on operations as well as policy development and implementation.

Dove played an integral role on the team that secured 2.7 billion pieces of PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic. He also assisted with accelerating COVID-19 vaccine dose availability by two quarters from the original forecasted timeline. Prior to these positions, he was an entrepreneur for his start-up, The Player Project, a fantasy sports platform where he oversaw product and business development.

Get to know Dove Parmar

Favourite superhero?

When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Some people want to be firefighters, some people want to walk on the moon. I wanted to be the captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Favourite food?
I make a pretty awesome tandoori chicken mac and cheese. Bring tums though….

Coffee or tea?
Tea, always in all ways.

Favourite vacation spot?