Juan Herrera (he/him)


Juan Carlos is a 2025 MBA  candidate. He is an energy and mining specialist. Back in Peru, he worked as an operations supervisor both in mining and the energy industry.

For his internship, Juan is working for Hydro One, in their Corporate Development group. Juan Carlos aims to leverage his expertise to transition into a financial role within energy and mining industry where he can apply his analytical skills to make informed decisions that drive growth.

Natasha Peer (she/her)


Natasha is a 2025 MBA candidate. She graduated in Chemical Engineering from University of Waterloo

She worked for five years at a Shell Refinery in Ontario. Transitioning into a Business Consultant role at Isaac Operations, a boutique consulting firm based in Toronto. 

From 2021 to 2024, Natasha returned to the energy industry as the Business Transformation Manager in the Corporate Development Team for 4Refuel.

For her internship, Natasha is working for ZS Associates, in their Strategy Insights & Planning group as a consultant. From developing investment proposals to leading M&A activities, she has ten years’ experience in technical and business roles. Natasha is motivated by the energy transition utilizing data to develop the business case for sustainability initiatives.

Simran Rana (she/her)

VP External

Simran is a 2025 MBA candidate. 

Linda Zhao (she/her)

vp Internal

Linda is a 2026 MBA candidate. She graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. 

Linda is a licensed professional engineer and has worked in the electricity sector for six years across various engineering roles. 

She embarked on her MBA journey to deepen her grasp of business operations and strategic management in helping the electricity industry navigate the energy transition. She enjoys travelling, hiking, and playing tennis in her spare time.

Fariza Makhayeva (she/her)

Vp Professional Development

Fariza is a 2026 MBA candidate. 

Candice Xu (she/her)

VP Finance

Candice is a 2025 ME MBA candidate. She completed the Honours Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto. 

Prior to Rotman, Candice has over seven years’ experience in Wealth Management providing investment research and portfolio management.

Candice recently completed her internship in Sales and Trading at Scotia recently.