Staff Spotlight: Suhail Esmat
Assistant Director of Youth Shelter Services
Suhail joined Pendleton Place as the Assistant Director of Youth Shelter Services in September of 2020. As a part of our Residential Services team, he has been integral to the development of our Emergency Youth Shelter policies and procedures as well as its physical transformation. He also provides supervision and guidance for our growing team of shelter staff.
Suhail is a a former humanitarian aid worker, having worked and lived for almost a decade in volatile and war-torn states in developing countries around the world, such as Sudan, Afghanistan and recently in Greece dealing with the mass-refugee influx and crisis. When not at work, he enjoys exercising, watching tennis, and attending social gatherings.