Executive Team 2017-11-08T20:20:30+00:00
Justin Leung
Justin LeungCo-President - Internal
Justin is an inquisitive person, constantly asking why, and never stopping at a superficial answer. This curiosity often leads him to new insights, or creative ideas which have helped him along his career path. Before pursuing his MBA, Justin worked in group insurance as an underwriter where he led and trained a small team in just a few short years. He is passionate about continuous development, both for himself and others, pushing the boundaries of what is possible, and finding a way to improve the world around him.
David Fernandez
David FernandezCo-President - External
David is a professional with proven experience in business consulting and project management. With a bachelor in Industrial Engineering and a Masters in Project Management, he is pursuing now his MBA in Strategy and Finance at McGill University.

With a result focused approach and team development skills, he led projects in several different industries, such as retail, bank, hospitality, among others. He worked on the largest sports apparel retail chain in Latin America, leading projects with direct report to C-level executives and preparing reports for the board of the company. His analytical skills and experience help him optimize the result of his projects. David is passionate about retail, consulting and business strategy.

Karen Vanthune
Karen VanthuneHULT Campus Director
Karen is a sustainability-focused professional with over 5 years experience in the Canadian energy industry as an electrical engineer. She began her career in transmission line design and construction, later moving into risk management and process improvement. Karen recently completed a social impact consulting internship in South Africa where she developed a sustainable revenue strategy for a legal services not-for-profit organization. Karen also volunteers with the Finance and Sustainability Initiative, a non-profit organization that brings together finance professionals dedicated to promoting sustainable finance and responsible investment. A member of last year’s Hult Prize @ McGill planning committee, Karen looks to build on that experience as the new Campus Director.
Seif Zeineldin
Seif ZeineldinVP Business Development
Seif is an engineer and currently a second year MBA candidate majoring in Finance. Prior to his MBA, Seif worked in telecommunications, software and management consulting. Besides work and studies, Seif has always been very active in extracurriculars. Notably, he founded a social enterprise that connects undiscovered artists with potential buyers. He was also part of a student initiative in Montreal that fostered developmental projects in the Middle East.

In his free time you will find Seif on a squash court, where he represents McGill as a varsity player, or at a dojo practicing Kung-fu or Karate. Before or after this, he will be enjoying a good cup of coffee in one of Montreal’s ubiquitous third wave coffee shops.

Sreehari Nair
Sreehari NairVP Logistics & Operations
Sreehari is an innovative retail and IT professional with 5 years of work experience. He has worked for the some of the largest retail and IT brands in India and Canada. He is passionate about analytics, negotiations, advertising, psychology, and retail strategy. Having lived in 9 cities, he is adept at picking up cultural nuances and enjoys exploring cities.

He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Mumbai University and is currently pursuing his MBA in Strategy and Marketing at McGill University. 

Abhinav Ravi
Abhinav RaviVP Marketing & Communications
Abhinav is an engineer with a business end experience. He has worked in wide range of roles over four years in Sales, Marketing, Brand Management, and Business Development in leading automobile MNCs like Hyundai and Isuzu in Asia. He has worked in cross-functional teams and been on the product development/launch of certain key vehicle line ups in India.

His micro-level rural expansion strategy and development of an Adventure Utility Vehicle Platform in the Indian market led him win the Deputy Managing Director’s highest award of merit. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Mechanical Engineering and is currently pursuing MBA with a dual concentration in Global Strategy and Business Analytics at McGill University.

Jessica Truong
Jessica TruongVP External
Jessica is a result oriented professional with a track record of setting and achieving programmatic and financial goals. Prior to her MBA, she worked for a flight simulator company as a mechanical engineer, where she helped streamline and optimize processes. Besides her career and her studies, Jessica can be found either munching away on her snacks or at the gym practising Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
Temitope Adepetu
Temitope AdepetuAssociate
Temi is a corporate lawyer and currently a first year MBA candidate, specializing in Business Analytics. Before pursuing her MBA, she worked for five years at a leading full service commercial and litigation law firm in West Africa advising on mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, and finance transactions. She is purpose-driven and constantly seeking ways to improve herself and positively impact the society. She also loves to travel.
Venkatesh Penumathsa
Venkatesh PenumathsaAssociate
Venkatesh is an inquisitive and enthusiastic professional and currently a first year MBA candidate working towards a concentration in Business Analytics. Prior to his MBA, he worked for Rolls-Royce as a manufacturing engineer in the aerospace supply chain, where he helped suppliers across the globe, improve their performance and resolve issues with their manufacturing processes. In his free time, Venkatesh enjoys playing badminton, squash and taking a stroll at the Parc La Fontaine