DIRECTORS


 

Jeremy Tiffin

Jeremy is the Founder and Executive Director of the S.C.E.N.E. Jeremy’s role with the organization is to work with the Board of Directors and internal staff to market and grow our organizations footprint across Western Canada. Jeremy also facilitates and hosts our presentations and general sessions. Jeremy is an ambassador for the organization and sector. Jeremy is also the President of Horizon Recruitment Inc. – Western Canada largest specialized supply chain recruitment and search firm. Jeremy created Horizon in 2007 and has leads its growth, strategy, sales and overall operations. Jeremy is an expert in strategic career management a topic he speaks and writes on and has appeared on CKNW as guest expert. In 2014 Jeremy was recognized by Business in Vancouver as one of the city’s Top Forty under 40. Jeremy resides on the North Shore with his wife and two children.

 

 

 

Hardeep Chaggar

Hardeep is the Corporate Director of Business Transformation at Health Shared Services BC (HSSBC), an agency of Provincial Health Services Authority. He is responsible for supporting the development and delivery of transformation initiatives across HSSBC.  Prior to joining HSSBC, Hardeep qualified as an accountant in the UK and gained international experience in leadership and operations management in investment banking and aviation in the UK, Australia and across North America.   A father of two children, Hardeep enjoys quality time with his family and providing vision and support to his wife, Rachel, in running her preschool.  Engaging in physical activity is a mantra Hardeep believes and lives—in 2014 Hardeep rode his bike to the top of Mount Baker which came with much challenge and greater reward.

 

 

 

Jason McMurdo

Jason is the Director of Inventory Replenishment and Global Logistics at BuildDirect, an e-commerce company specializing in building materials and home improvement products. He brings over 18 years of supply chain experience spanning across many industries, from building materials to retail merchandising software. Jason is responsible for developing and optimizing the inventory replenishment processes for BuildDirect. Prior to joining BuildDirect, Jason was the Vice President of Operations at J&R Home Products, where he led the development of a North

 

 

 

 

 TEAM LEADERS


 

Khanh Nguyen – Marketing Coordinator

Khanh is a fourth-year Bachelor of Commerce student at the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia. She specializes in Finance, and is the Co-President of UBC Supply Chain Management Club. With an interest in public health, Khanh completed a summer internship at Health Promotion Board in Singapore and two co-op work terms at Health Shared Services BC in the Supply Chain Transformation team. Khanh is also passionate about sustainability; she co-chaired UBC Chasing Sustainability Conference in 2013.

 

 

Kiran Sangra – Charity Coordinator

 

 

 

STUDENTS


 

Andrea Banzon

Andrea is a fourth-year Bachelor of Commerce Student in the Sauder School of Business in the University of British of Columbia. She specializes in Operations and Logistics and is pursuing a minor in Health and Society. Andrea’s interest in community development and event planning stemmed from being a part of the Community Services department in the City of Richmond since 2009. She was also the Organizing Committee President of AIESEC UBC’s Coastal Conference 2015 – a conference dedicated to developing student leaders. Her involvement in traditional folk dance has led to participation in dance festivals in Spain and Turkey.

 

 

 

Angel Anqi Yu

Angel is currently a third year Bachelor of Commerce student at Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, specialized in Supply Chain and Logistics. Passionate about e-commerce and sustainability in business, Angel is motivated to search for new ideas and solutions to solve business problems. Outside of school and community involvements, Angel also likes to travel and try out new restaurants. Angel is currently an external relations coordinator at the UBC Supply Chain Management club.

 

 

 

Berk Kirikoglu

Berk Kirikoglu is a quadrilingual data enthusiast. He has worked in business development and financial positions while living in Istanbul and New York City. During his free time he enjoys self-teaching computer languages such as R-Studio and Python. He has peculiar passion for problem solving and enjoys nothing more than extrapolating conclusions from various patterns or irregularities in data. Berk is a data nerd, Chelsea FC fan, ex-swimmer, and frequent traveller.

 

 

 

Cheryl Khau

Cheryl grew up in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. She studied A-level in the United Kingdom and is currently a second-year Mathematics student at the University of British Columbia. She is interested in operation optimization, a field that allows her to apply her math skills in solving complex business problems.

 

 

 

Fern Manakkong

Fern is a fourth year Bachelor of Commerce student in the Sauder School of Business. She grew up in Bangkok, Thailand and has worked for many non-profit organizations such as SCAD and Elephant Conservation Network. She is interested in operations management and design, which led her to study in the field of Business Technology Management. Fern was inspired by S.C.E.N.E. to understand more about the supply chain industry and have joined the team in 2015. She also loves outdoor activities like rock climbing and snowboarding in B.C..

 

 

 

 

Jason Chung

Jason is a fourth-year Bachelor of Commerce student at Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia, specializing in Accounting and Transportation & Logistics. He went on exchange to the University of Edinburgh in the UK in 2014, to learn more about European business practices. With his strong interest in supply chain, especially the aviation sector, Jason joined S.C.E.N.E. in Summer 2015. During his spare time, Jason loves playing basketball with his friends.