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

Shwetha Anand


Shwetha has an undergrad in Mass Communication and Journalism and 3 years of work experience in Human Capital in the Management Consulting, Hedge Fund and E-commerce industries.  Prior to Rotman, her major work was in global recruitment, resource management, performance management and workforce transformation.  Swetha interned at Right To Play in their People and Culture department and wishes to make a career for herself in Change Management and Workforce Transformation within the consulting sector.

When Shwetha is taking a break from Rotman, she enjoys painting and cooking spicy Indian food.  Her dream is to have a house full of cats and dogs sometime soon.

Kirby Davidson

VP External

Kirby completed his undergraduate degree at Queen’s University where he majored in Sociology.  Kirby worked for 5 years at Right To Play, a global non-profit, in program management.  He interned as a Strategy Analyst at Toronto Police Services. Kirby looks forward to working in strategy and human-centric problem solving upon completing his MBA.

On study breaks, you can find Kirby wherever there are sports.  On a golf course, with a spike ball set in a park, watching every Major League Baseball game he can find on TV, or even coaching Toronto’s Elite 18U Baseball team.

Jack Pirie

VP Development

Jack completed his undergraduate degree at Queen’s University where he studied History. Jack spent nearly four years in Asset Management with the Bank of Montreal as an investment salesman.  Over the Summer Jack interned at Mastercard Advisors as a consultant and plans to complete his career transition to consulting full time after he graduates.

In his spare time, Jack loves to keep active and can be found playing hockey or in the gym.  He is a passionate barbeque expert and is often willing to wake up in the middle of the night to put a brisket on his smoker so that it can be ready for his friends and family to share over dinner. 

Kayla McKay

VP Internal & Finance

Kayla (Morning/Evening MBA Program, Class of 2023) has an undergrad in Political Science with a minor in Business.  She currently works at CIBC in Anti-Money Laundering Investigations, and through her experience she understands the value of having a human-centric business approach.  Post-graduation, Kayla wishes to make a career change into Human Capital and Change Management consulting.

During Kayla’s free time, she enjoys camping with her dog and her fiancé.  She cannot wait to get traveling, with Barbados and Italy on her bucket list

VP Communications

Betty has an undergrad in International Political Economy from Penn State. Over the summer, she interned with Business Design Initiative to develop a healthcare framework for the Toronto Stroke Networks.  Betty plans to use human-centered design focuses to solve problems and design solutions as she pursues her career in Product Management.    

Betty is an avid scuba diver, latte art designer, and world traveler.  She is super excited about her upcoming trip to Iceland and would love to hear Iceland travel tips and tricks from you!

our Events

HCC Kick-off

September 20, 2021

The HCC kick-off event is a great opportunity for new or prospective HCC members to meet upper-year members and learn more about career paths in Human Capital Consulting.

There will be a panel discussion on Human Capital Consulting with Blue-Mark Management Consultants.

Industry Night

October 2021

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

HCC Think Tank

November 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.

Human-centered Strategist Workshop

January 2022

The workshop provides members the opportunity to learn how to use human-centered approach to develop business strategies.

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