Paula Bernat


Paula Bernat is the Manager of Operations for Calgary Transit at the City of Calgary. An accomplished, results-oriented senior executive with cross-enterprise education and experience in human resources, operations management, and internal audit. Recognized for transformational leadership and excellence in workplace safety transformation. Over 21 years’ experience leading large diverse teams to high performance in competitive, complex, and unionized environments.

Paula has a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from Simon Fraser University, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Saint Mary’s University, and she has completed the Advanced Program in Human Resources Management (APHRM) from Rotman University. She is a Certified Human Resources Leader (C.H.R.L.).

Her community involvement has centered around sport and seniors.

On a personal note, she enjoys pickleball, traveling and cooking. She also has fun hiking with her partner and their dogs.