Sandra Cunha

Vice President People and Culture

Sandra’s career has spanned recruitment, training, and communications roles in the fitness and quick-service restaurant industries, but a passion for learning and people development has always been what drives her. As part of Tim Hortons HR and Corporate Wellness team and later Operations Training, she developed facilitator certifications and employee engagement programs. Working with a third-party vendor, Sandra helped Tim Hortons build learning plans for new initiatives and/or compliance for the company’s thousands of restaurant locations internationally. In 2017 she joined MOVATI Athletics’ Learning and Development Department and later moved to the People and Culture team where she built the Talent Acquisition group, as well as introduced the internal communications and employee engagement functions. Today, as MOVATI’s Vice President of People and Culture, Sandra sees herself as an advocate first for the company’s 1,900 field-based and 100 corporate employees, championing diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, as well as investments in employee learning and development.

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Day 1: Feb 15, 2023

12:00 pm

12:00 pm


Building People Strategy from Recruitment to Retirement

Multiple generations in our workforce, competitive labour markets, and making the business case for prioritizing learning and development during a time of economic uncertainty can impact the HR leader’s ability to recruit, retain, and develop talent. Learn about MOVATI’s Employee Life Cycle programs for:

  • Implementing metric-driven incentives for employees
  • Leveraging people analytics to build ROI for HR departments
  • Retaining valuable tenured talent while transferring legacy knowledge through to retirement


Day 2: Feb 16, 2023