Human Capital Club

“Empowering talent, leading change”

The Rotman Human Capital Club (HCC) aims to discuss key challenges facing organizations and explore the crucial role that all function under the human capital umbrella play in designing processes to build collaborative and innovative workforces.

About us

The HCC helps develop a new breed of leaders by providing valuable learning and networking opportunities within the field of human capital, encompassing everything from internal HR strategy to human capital consulting.

Who is it for?

Regardless of your career goals, the HCC is inclusive of anyone interested in learning about leading and motivating human capital.

The club explores a broad range of critical topics in Organizational Behaviour, not limited to Human Resources


Change Management

People Development

Organizational Design

Human Capital Consulting

Human Resource in Corporate Functions

our Executive team

Andrew Liang

Andrew Liang


Andrew graduated from the University of Virginia with a bachelor’s degree in Cognitive Sciences. Post-graduation he returned to Taiwan and worked as a project manager, overseeing the development and manufacturing of innovative medical devices for 3 years. He completed his internship at Deloitte in the Organization sub-service line and hopes to continue his career in human capital and change management consulting. Outside of school and work, Andrew enjoys playing video games, working out, and karaoke with friends.

Shamael Mahmood

Shamael Mahmood

VP External

Shamael graduated with a degree in Economics and Mathematics from Smith College in the US. Prior to Rotman, she worked in consulting and internal strategy roles in 4 different countries. She is driven by being able to make meaningful impact on both individuals and organizations and is fascinated by how a human centric business approach can lead to sustainable growth across industries. In her leisure time, Shamael enjoys exploring new places and cuisines, running and cycling outdoors!

Qiting (Winne) Cheng

Qiting (Winne) Cheng

VP Development

Prior to Rotman, Winne worked as Human Resources Professional in two large enterprises for 3.5 years before switching role to be an independent consultant, helping clients to establish and transform their talent strategies and practices. Post-MBA, Winne plans to go into consulting or join a leadership rotational program and work her way up to become a general manager in the future.

Laura Gomez-Cardona

Laura Gomez

VP Internal & Finance

Laura holds a bachelor’s degree in Business and a master’s degree in Applied Math from a university in Colombia, South America. Prior to Rotman, she worked as Director of Corporate Finance in a multi-Latin insurance company for 7 years. This summer, Laura worked as a Summer Associate in the innovation labs of CIBC. Laura is an outgoing yogi, and passionate about good coffee and women empowerment.

Tasia Tannudjaja

Tasia Tannudjaja

VP Communications

Tasia completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology in Indonesia and Australia. Prior to Rotman, she spent more than 6 years working in various HR functions in a leading international tobacco company. She has found her passion in Compensation & Benefit Strategy and hopes to continue pursuing career in this field. For her internship, Tasia was at RBC in their Transformation and Portfolio Management team.

our Events

HCC Kick-off

September 25, 2020

The HCC kick-off event is a great opportunity for new or prospective HCC members to meet and ask questions to upper-year members and executive team.

Skill Development

November 6, 2020

This year we are planning to collaborate with the Rotman Business Design Club (BDC) to host a personal branding and presentation skill development workshop. It involves an overall discussion of how to brand oneself and establish professional presence in workplace.

Industry Night

November 18, 2020

Members will have the opportunity to network with a number of industry professionals who are coming from various background and functions. This event aims to expand members’ professional connections and knowledge about different subareas within Human Capital.

HCC Think Tank

February 2021

This case competition is focused on challenging participants to come up with solutions to solve complex issues related to current Human Capital trends in a time-constraint, high-pressure scenario. Participants will be coached by industry professionals throughout the process.

Contact us

Do you have any questions on our events? Are you interested in partnership / sponsorship? Anything else?

Feel free to email us directly!




Rotman School of Management
105 St. George Street
Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3E6