Umar Waqas - Co-President   uwaqas17@schulich.yorku.ca    Umar is the Co-President of the Schulich Finance Association. His professional experience spans over a period of six and half years. He has worked on different assignments including sales, project management and commodity trading. However, he aims to make a career shift and move into banking industry. On the personal front, he believes in giving back to the community and tries to engage himself with community service initiatives. He likes to lead an active life style and participate in outdoors activities.     

Umar Waqas - Co-President
uwaqas17@schulich.yorku.ca

Umar is the Co-President of the Schulich Finance Association. His professional experience spans over a period of six and half years. He has worked on different assignments including sales, project management and commodity trading. However, he aims to make a career shift and move into banking industry. On the personal front, he believes in giving back to the community and tries to engage himself with community service initiatives. He likes to lead an active life style and participate in outdoors activities. 

 

  Priyanka Luthra - Co-President   pluthra17@schulich.yorku.ca    Priyanka is the Co-President of the Schulich Finance Association. She is currently a summer associate with the Fraud Risk Advisory team at RBC Bank – Group Risk Management. With a focus on Financial Services and Strategic Management concentrations at Schulich School, Priyanka is interested to accelerate her career in the financial services advisory. Prior to her MBA, she has worked with organizations such as EY and Aon Plc in the advisory and consulting practices. She is an undergraduate in Statistics from the University of Delhi, India.

Priyanka Luthra - Co-President
pluthra17@schulich.yorku.ca

Priyanka is the Co-President of the Schulich Finance Association. She is currently a summer associate with the Fraud Risk Advisory team at RBC Bank – Group Risk Management. With a focus on Financial Services and Strategic Management concentrations at Schulich School, Priyanka is interested to accelerate her career in the financial services advisory. Prior to her MBA, she has worked with organizations such as EY and Aon Plc in the advisory and consulting practices. She is an undergraduate in Statistics from the University of Delhi, India.

 
  Haris Maqsood - Director Finance/Treasurer   hmaqsood17@schulich.yorku.ca   Haris Maqsood is an International MBA (IMBA) student and the Director of Finance of SFA. He is responsible for ensuring the financial health of SFA through diligent maintenance, reporting, and audit of all the financial activities. Through these duties he ensures that SFA continues to provide students with the exceptional learning and networking opportunities for which it is well known.  This fall Haris will be starting his final year of the IMBA program with interest in Strategic Management and Finance. He is currently working as a Finance & Accounting Intern at ACS Infrastructure Canada, one of the global leaders in Infrastructure development and the frontrunners of P3 financing structure in the North American region. He has previously worked with PwC and KPMG. He has also worked for a conglomerate group of companies in Bahrain as a Financial Controller. Haris is a registered CPA Ontario Candidate and an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Pakistan since 2011. In the past, Haris has worked in various roles, including auditing, financial controlling, and accounting with various companies/clients. His passion to achieve more with every passing day drives him towards greater success in his current and past roles.

Haris Maqsood - Director Finance/Treasurer
hmaqsood17@schulich.yorku.ca

Haris Maqsood is an International MBA (IMBA) student and the Director of Finance of SFA. He is responsible for ensuring the financial health of SFA through diligent maintenance, reporting, and audit of all the financial activities. Through these duties he ensures that SFA continues to provide students with the exceptional learning and networking opportunities for which it is well known.

This fall Haris will be starting his final year of the IMBA program with interest in Strategic Management and Finance. He is currently working as a Finance & Accounting Intern at ACS Infrastructure Canada, one of the global leaders in Infrastructure development and the frontrunners of P3 financing structure in the North American region. He has previously worked with PwC and KPMG. He has also worked for a conglomerate group of companies in Bahrain as a Financial Controller. Haris is a registered CPA Ontario Candidate and an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Pakistan since 2011. In the past, Haris has worked in various roles, including auditing, financial controlling, and accounting with various companies/clients. His passion to achieve more with every passing day drives him towards greater success in his current and past roles.

  Daphne Yeung -   Director of   Alumni Relations   dyeung17@schulich.yorku.ca   Daphne is a part-time MBA student while working full-time as an Associate Credit Officer in Personal & Commercial Banking at RBC. Having worked at RBC for a few years, she has gained  significant exposure to banking operations. In her current role as an Associate Credit Officer in Personal & Commercial Banking, she facilitates the credit renewal process to ensure the timely renewal of credit. Through the process, she maintains constant communication with Commercial Account Managers and Credit Analysts.  As the Director of Alumni Relations, she is passionate about ensuring that students gain the most out of their Schulich experience through networking and interacting with Schulich alumni.

Daphne Yeung - Director of Alumni Relations
dyeung17@schulich.yorku.ca

Daphne is a part-time MBA student while working full-time as an Associate Credit Officer in Personal & Commercial Banking at RBC. Having worked at RBC for a few years, she has gained  significant exposure to banking operations. In her current role as an Associate Credit Officer in Personal & Commercial Banking, she facilitates the credit renewal process to ensure the timely renewal of credit. Through the process, she maintains constant communication with Commercial Account Managers and Credit Analysts.

As the Director of Alumni Relations, she is passionate about ensuring that students gain the most out of their Schulich experience through networking and interacting with Schulich alumni.

 
  Jessie Shen - Co-Director of External Affairs   xshen17@schulich.yorku.ca   Jessie is an MBA student with the specialization in Finance and Risk Management. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After graduation, Jessie joined the #1 PC manufacturing company in the world as a global rotational management trainee and worked for several core finance functions located in Raleigh, Beijing, and Hong Kong. In this summer, Jessie worked as a Risk Management intern at Scotiabank. At her spare time, Jessie is also a cooking lover, a guitar player, an archer, and a watercolor painter.  As the Director of External Affairs, Jessie is passionate about bringing Schulich Students more external opportunities regarding training, networking, and case competition.

Jessie Shen - Co-Director of External Affairs
xshen17@schulich.yorku.ca

Jessie is an MBA student with the specialization in Finance and Risk Management. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After graduation, Jessie joined the #1 PC manufacturing company in the world as a global rotational management trainee and worked for several core finance functions located in Raleigh, Beijing, and Hong Kong. In this summer, Jessie worked as a Risk Management intern at Scotiabank. At her spare time, Jessie is also a cooking lover, a guitar player, an archer, and a watercolor painter.

As the Director of External Affairs, Jessie is passionate about bringing Schulich Students more external opportunities regarding training, networking, and case competition.

 
  Chenyu Liu - Director of Internal Affairs   cliu17@schulich.yorku.ca   Chenyu is a part-time MBA student with a focus on finance. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and a Master of Science in Health Studies. He launched his career as a research analyst in the public sector and then moved to telecommunication sector serving commercial clients as a business specialist. He is currently working as a Business Analyst in the Technology & Operation at RBC. As the Director of Internal Affairs, he’s passionate about ensuring all SFA members gain the most out of their experience with regard to networking and education to further their opportunities.

Chenyu Liu - Director of Internal Affairs
cliu17@schulich.yorku.ca

Chenyu is a part-time MBA student with a focus on finance. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and a Master of Science in Health Studies. He launched his career as a research analyst in the public sector and then moved to telecommunication sector serving commercial clients as a business specialist. He is currently working as a Business Analyst in the Technology & Operation at RBC. As the Director of Internal Affairs, he’s passionate about ensuring all SFA members gain the most out of their experience with regard to networking and education to further their opportunities.

 
  Shaunak Parkhi - Co-Director of External Affairs   sparkhi17@schulich.yorku.ca   Shaunak is a Full-Time MBA student with a concentration in Finance. He has worked in the M&A Advisory Segment for a global consulting organization where he was responsible for facilitating deals and carrying out feasibility studies for large private and government organizations. As Co-Director of External Affairs, he is passionate about launching initiatives and partnering up with financial organizations in order to enable students at Schulich to further explore their interests in Finance.          

Shaunak Parkhi - Co-Director of External Affairs
sparkhi17@schulich.yorku.ca

Shaunak is a Full-Time MBA student with a concentration in Finance. He has worked in the M&A Advisory Segment for a global consulting organization where he was responsible for facilitating deals and carrying out feasibility studies for large private and government organizations. As Co-Director of External Affairs, he is passionate about launching initiatives and partnering up with financial organizations in order to enable students at Schulich to further explore their interests in Finance.