May 1, 2020

Principals

Jalaj Sharma

Jalaj has 7 years of experience as an Engineering Consultant in the Oil and Gas industry with a focus on project management, client engagement and operations consulting. He has worked with clients across the globe and assisted them with addressing challenges in the oil and gas industry such as operations optimization, debottlenecking studies, and digitization of assets among others. At Rotman he’s been developing his acumen and skills in business transformation, financial analysis and valuations, organizational alignment and digitization of business operations by leveraging artificial intelligence.

Jalaj has a Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering and is a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt holder. Outside of work, he works on developing his coding skills and is a fitness enthusiast with a passion for outdoor sports such as cycling and soccer.

Nathalie-Jane Haddad

Originally from Montreal, Quebec, Nathalie obtained her Bachelor of Commerce degree at McGill University. After graduating in 2015, she worked as an insurance professional, underwriting commercial clients within both the Life Sciences and Financial Institutions industries. During this time, she established analytical skills working in both account management and new business roles. Additionally, she utilized effective communication skills as she engaged  in various internal strategic initiatives, external marketing and business development activities on a national basis within her areas of specialty.  

Nathalie also holds the Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designation which she completed in 2016. In her spare time, Nathalie enjoys skiing, reading and baking (although she is still working on perfecting sourdough bread).

Owais Nasar

Owais is a Chartered Accountant and has worked in the Greater Toronto Region for six years. Most recently, he was an Audit Manager at EY LLP, where he gained extensive experience working with private middle-market clients across various industries. His responsibilities included managing audit execution teams, developing client relationships, and leveraging EY’s burgeoning digital practice in his client engagements. Owais has also acted in an advisory capacity to his previous clients. Some of his notable engagements included advising on a $40M financing transaction for a global staffing client and analyzing and recommending internal process improvements for an e-waste recycling business. At Rotman, Owais’ interest lies in going beyond the numbers and learning what makes companies tick from a strategy, operational and governance standpoint.

Owais holds a Bachelor of Accounting degree from Brock University. In his spare time, he enjoys playing a variety of sports, reading books, and binging tv shows. Owais also has a passion for soccer, and he loves to discuss the finer points of the game. He is an avid traveller and hopes to get back to his jet-setting ways in the near future.

Vamil Sangoi

Vamil has five years of experience working as an entrepreneur in the EdTech and HRTech industry. He started his career right after undergrad by launching an online internship and training portal for students and employers across India. As a founder, he headed multiple functions such as strategy, business development, product management, digital marketing, operations, finance, and industry relations. Vamil’s interest in finance and capital markets led him to start another financial services company that he ran for two years before coming to Rotman. As an investment professional he launched multiple services such as equity research,  wealth management, portfolio hedging, brokerage services, and trading assistance. 

Vamil holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from Mumbai University. He is interested in helping companies strategically scale up in a fast-paced environment. He is also passionate about community service and loves to contribute via pro-bono teaching projects. He enjoys dancing and is a chess enthusiast.

Yan Liu

Yan graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering. Prior to Rotman, he worked as a medical compliance engineer where he helped clients with reviewing the design of medical equipment and devising creative solutions to design problems. Furthermore, he helped win over sales proposal by providing technical consultation to the sales team. Working directly on over 15 projects simultaneously allowed him to develop effective planning and communication skills.

Yan has lived in many places throughout his life. His exposure to people of all backgrounds cultivated his empathy and interpersonal skills, which allow him to adapt seamlessly to any environment. He also worked as a rep basketball coach, and he found it especially fulling to help each player reach their potential. Yan hopes to continue creating value for his clients at Impact.