Our Team

2022-2023 Executive Team

President, Vice President, & Directors

Zain Khan

President

Zain Khan is a third-year student pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) degree in Finance at the Haskayne School of Business. He is currently a Fund Manager at the Calgary Social Value Fund (CSVF). Last year, he participated in Haskayne’s JDC West team as a Entrepreneur delegate, and managed one of UCCA’s Winter 2022 consulting projects. This is Zain’s third year on UCCA’s Executive Team, as he was a Jr. Executive, Director, and most recently the Vice President. Zain has a passion for sports having played rugby, wrestling, cross-country, track & field, and most importantly basketball as he is a huge Raptors fan. He enjoys traveling and helping others, and has spent a year abroad teaching English. He also enjoys diving, whether it’s skydiving or scuba diving! Zain is hoping to pursue a career in financial consulting.

Ike Balogun

Vice President

Ike Balogun is a third-year student pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) degree in Operations Management and a Minor in Data Science at the Haskayne School of Business. She is currently a Supply Chain Student at ConocoPhillips where she works to create reports and support processes. Last year, she was a Pro-Bono Consultant on the Accenture Community Consulting Program (CPP) working with a group of two other students and an Accenture Advisor to develop an expansion strategy for a local non-for-profit. Ike was previously the Jr. Executive of Resources, aiding in the development of UCCA’s first Intro to Consulting Program. She loves to read and bake whenever she can and is a huge fan of musical theater. In the future, she hopes to pursue a career in Supply Chain Management in an industry that makes a positive impact on people’s lives. 

Makenna Osis

Director of External Relations

Makenna Osis is in her fourth year of a joint Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering program. This is her first year as a part of the UCCA executive team. She is currently part of the CELC 2023 organizing committee and will be involved in UCCA’s consulting projects in 2023. Makenna is an avid reader and writer, and is currently working on a novel alongside her studies.

Ayesha Sheikh

Director of Talent

Ayesha Sheikh is a second-year student pursuing a combined Bachelor of Commerce in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources (OBHR) and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree. Ayesha is the HR Lead for AC Robotics. She enjoys working on initiatives related to education and working with students. She also enjoys participating in business case competitions with her sister. Ayesha is planning to work in human resources after graduation. She likes eating ice cream on rainy days. 😉

Mishal Cheema

Director of Marketing

Mishal is a 3rd year Business Technology Management student at the Haskayne School of Business. She has previously been involved with UCCA as a Project Consultant for its Winter 2022 consulting projects. She is also a Director of External Relations at the Pakistani Students’ Society at University of Calgary and former Director of Communications for the Business Technology Club. Mishal is very fascinated to learn about technology and its application in Business environments. When Mishal is not studying or working you will find her either reading multiple books or drinking huge amounts of coffee. Traveling to Turkey, Sky Diving and learning how to swim are some of Mishal’s bucket list aspirations. 

Taqwa Hossain

Director of Events

Taqwa is a third-year student pursuing a combined degree in Business and Psychology with embedded certificates in Mental Health and Resilience, and Leadership Studies. She completed two consulting projects with the UCCA in Fall 2020, and Winter 2021, and participated in the Community Consulting Project with Accenture. Taqwa enjoys volunteering, and has spent much of her time working with non-for-profit organizations. She is extremely passionate about mental health and would like to be a part of more initiatives to advocate for the increase of interventions/resources in workplaces, and schools. In her free time, she enjoys working on a variety of art projects including paintings, wheel throwing pottery and digital art. She is interested in pursuing graduate studies in Industrial Organizational Psychology, or a career in consulting.

Lina Belbouche

Director of Student Development

Lina Belbouche is a second-year student pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts combined degree (BComm/BA) in Business and Economics. Given that her BComm is a relatively new addition to her degree plan, she plans to direct her field of study toward International Business. During the past year, Lina has participated in the UCCA’s Intro to Consulting Program which inspired her to take on a more active role within the UCCA. Outside the university environment, Lina consistently participates within her community by volunteering and working with local non-profit organizations. Over the years, Lina has developed an appreciation for different languages and cultures; she loves to read, travel, and expand her knowledge outside her appointed field of study, hence this has further gravitated her towards International Business.

Amna Sheikh

Director of STEAM

Amna Sheikh is a third-year student pursuing a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Electrical Engineering and Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) combined degree. She is a member of the Solar Car Team and also likes to participate in case competitions. Amna’s experience completing a UCCA project in Winter 2021 and doing some other consulting projects increased her desire to join UCCA as an executive. In her free time, Amna likes to read, make puzzles, and play tennis occasionally. She is passionate about STEM education, sustainability, and helping those around her. 

Cole Gramlich

Director of Resources

Cole Gramlich is a third-year student pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) degree in Business Analytics at the Haskayne School of Business while completing a Data Science Minor and Sustainability Studies Certificate. For the first two years of his degree, Cole worked as a project delegate at Enactus Calgary on consulting-type projects for a company called SureCall, located in Calgary. Cole is currently completing an internship at an Oil and Gas company called Birchcliff Energy working in the Investor Relations department. In this role, he hopes to learn more about the Oil and Gas sector and begin exposing himself to business analytics and ESG initiatives in the industry. Aside from this, Cole is also on Haskayne’s JDC West Academic team as a Not-for-Profit delegate. This role is very much in line with his passion for sustainability and community development, and should act as a great gateway into this world for him. Cole is a very active and outdoorsy person and has a passion for sports including volleyball, skiing, surfing and other water sports, and working out. He puts high value on having strong family and friend relationships and enjoys traveling, exploring nature, and is always open to try new things. Cole is hoping to pursue a career as a Business Data Analyst with some exposure to other areas including Social Enterprise Consulting and Business Technology Consulting.

Faiz Wahla 

Director of Finance

Faiz Wahla is a fourth-year student pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts combined degree (BComm/BA) in Finance and Economics. He is currently working as a Personal Insurance Advisor, and has recently joined the Denovo Student Investment Fund as an Investment Analyst. With past experiences in wealth management, operations management, and in the automotive sector, Faiz brings a well rounded and diverse background to this team, and looks to add a unique and insightful perspective to UCCA. Faiz is passionate about making an impact, and looks to make a difference through his actions. He hopes to continue to learn more about the financial industry, and gradually work towards attaining his CFA in the future. His professional interests consist of investment banking, capital markets, and entrepreneurship. Outside of his studies Faiz finds interest in photography, reading, and volunteering. He enjoys his free time playing and watching basketball and hockey and is a big supporter of the Raptors and the Flames.

Mariam Gough

Director of Member Engagement

Junior Executives

Noor Elsabban

Jr. Executive of Programs

Nooreldin Elsabban is a second-year student pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) degree in Business Analytics. Currently, Nooreldin is managing his own business venture on different social media platforms where he sells rare sneakers, accessories, and belts. Additionally, Nooreldin is currently volunteering with various community relief organizations. In his first-year, Nooreldin was a Business Development Intern at Innovate Calgary and a Marketing Intern at Infostructure Technology Inc. In his free time, Nooreldin enjoys playing any sport having played competitive basketball, cross-country, rugby, wrestling, and various track & field events. Nooreldin hopes to pursue a career in management consulting.