Oghosa works as a consultant within the Strategic, Regulatory and Financial Risk Practice at Deloitte after graduating from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Industrial Engineering. He previously volunteered with EWB’s Youth Engagement portfolio at the U of T Chapter after attending EWB’s National Conference, which sparked his interest in the organization. Born and raised in Nigeria, Oghosa is passionate about economic growth in Africa and is excited to be serving as president of the Toronto Professional chapter.
Vice President, Finance
Heli Brecailo is a Finance professional with nine years of experience in the Investment Management industry. He currently works as a Finance Consultant for small and mid-sized organizations in the GTA. Prior to that, he worked for six years in a private equity fund in Boston helping build a portfolio of US$560 million. He evaluated acquisitions in various parts of the world including Africa and set up and supervised the financial management of operating companies.
Vice President, Membership & Networking
Daman’s prior experience with EWB includes helping obtain corporate sponsorships for the 2015 R2EP (held as part of the 2015 Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon) and helping plan Member Learning events and a chapter retreat in 2017. He holds a BASc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and a MASc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto. Daman is employed by Enercare Connections, where his work primarily entails product evaluation and training for new technologies for utility metering of multi-residential and commercial properties.
Vice President, Communications
Sarah Ishani is a management consultant with over eleven years of experience leading strategy and transformation engagements across healthcare, medtech, pharma, financial services, and public sector. She is a proven leader with deep expertise across the health and life sciences continuum. She has worked at various Big4 consultancies and as an independent contractor serving clients globally focused on strategy and business transformation. Sarah is passionate about social enterprise and the significant impact young professionals can make in the lives of others, given the chance.
Vice President, Water For The World
Anum graduated with a B.Eng. in Civil Engineering and is currently completing a Master of Applied Science degree in Civil Engineering at Ryerson University. Her research focuses on the potential threats of gross solids in sewer systems and the need to implement proactive measures in urban areas. Anum is engaged in a number of water associations including— the Canadian Water Network, the Canadian Association on Water Quality, and the International Water Association, where she plays an integral role in hosting webinars and blue-networking events. Currently, she leads an EWB initiative, Water for the World, where she passionately looks to deliver educational workshops to young students to raise awareness about global water poverty.
Vice President, Corporate and Venture Partnerships
Adelaide Denison graduated from the University of Toronto with a B.A.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering in 2013. Since then she has worked as a Project Manager and Engineering Consultant specializing in environmental noise in the renewable energy industry. She loves to travel and was fortunate to be able to spend 14 months abroad in 2017. On this trip, she volunteered with a school in Nepal teaching hands-on science activities and a grass-roots social innovation hub called Ecosphere in India’s Spiti Valley. Adelaide is passionate about responsible and collaborative social innovation and is excited to get involved with the Kumvana Fellowship Program.
Member Learning Lead
Sigrid Grosseth has taken on the role of Member Learning Lead after volunteering with EWB’s Toronto Chapter Annual Fundraiser, which sparked her interest in getting more involved. After graduating from Queen’s University in Chemical Engineering, she moved to Toronto and recently completed a MASc in Environmental Applied Science Management at Ryerson University. Her research focused on environmental sustainability in the brewing industry.
James graduated from Queen’s Engineering in 2018 with a degree in Mathematical Engineering. He is currently working within Deloitte’s Toronto office in their Operations Transformation consulting practice. He has a strong interested in public policy and global development, including topics such as Global Health. James is looking forward to promote EWB advocacy objectives with professionals in Toronto.
Sumon works a Project Environmental Engineer and Project Manager at Arcadis with 5 years of experience in environmental investigation and remediation projects. Sumon has volunteered with EWB-USA and has previously served as the President for the Northern Virginia Professional Chapter and has volunteered on domestic community engineering projects in the USA. He is excited about using his engineering experience to give back to the community.