RISHABH NAIR

Year: 2
Position: Marketing Director
Rishabh is a second-year science student majoring in Mathematical Sciences from the San Francisco Bay Area. Rishabh is very interested in the technical aspects of finance and capital markets and is always eager to garner more knowledge about trading. Rishabh is looking to enter the FinTech industry in the near future. Outside of school, Rishabh enjoys playing music with his friends and playing basketball.


TAHLIA IFADA

Year: 1
Position: 1st-Year Representative
Tahlia is currently a first year BCom student from East Vancouver. She is interested in expanding her knowledge about the capital markets and trading. Tahlia is especially passionate about bringing more women to the world of investing. In her spare time, she enjoys training in karate and playing ultimate frisbee.


GURMAN SIHOTA

Year: 2
Position: Internal Comm. Head

Gurman is a second-year BCom student from Surrey, BC. Gurman spent his last summer doing the Canadian Securities Course and analyzing financial reports. He is deeply intrigued by the complexity of the markets and plans to specialize in Finance. In his spare time, Gurman enjoys following Vancouver's real estate market, playing basketball, and watching the NBA.

DaNVEER CHATHA

Year: 3
Position: Finance Head
Danveer is in his third year of the BCom program at the Sauder School of Business. Danveer is involved in many clubs at UBC, but is most excited to be a part of UBCTG once again. Danveer hopes to obtain a career which provides the opportunity to step foot into various industries within the Canadian financial services sector. He would like to welcome UBCTG's newest members to the club, and thank their existing members for their continuous support!





RACHID MOUNLA

Year: 4
Position: Vice President

Rachid is a fourth-year BCom student with a major in Finance and minor in Statistics. This past summer, Rachid completed an internship with the Mutual Fund Sales Team at Fidelity Investments in Vancouver. Outside of class, Rachid enjoys playing tennis and keeping up with formula one racing.

JASON CHI

Year: 2
Position: 2nd-Year Representative
Jason is a second-year BCom student from Edmonton, Alberta. As someone who was introduced to finance at a high school career-fair, his interest in the industry is matched by his willingness to learn. This year, he hopes to give all members of UBCTG a positive experience. In his spare time, Jason likes to play the saxophone, basketball, and occasionally wins a hand in poker.




PHILLIP WADE

Year: 4
Position: President

Phillip is a fourth-year student with a strong passion for finance. Phillip has fostered an understanding in capital markets, trading, and corporate responsibly. Recently, Phillip has worked as an Electronic Sales Trader with the high frequency trading firm Virtu Financial (https://www.virtu.com/) on the Agency EMEA Global Execution Desk. Phillip is immersed in the financial news, being a soccer fan, living an active lifestyle, and having a strong love for automobiles. 

MEHTAAB CHANDI

Year: 2
Position: Event Coordinator
Mehtaab is a second-year student at the University of British Columbia from Surrey, BC. He has most notably increased sales by over 300% as VP Finance for a boutique accounting firm in Vancouver. Currently, he is pursuing his interests in the capital markets, studying for the CSC and reading financial literature. Feel free to contact him regarding NPO or financial work experience opportunities.



Jake o'neil

Year: 2
Position: Event Coordinator
Jake is a second-year student aiming to pursue a BCom degree in his third-year. Jake is originally from London (U.K) but grew up in Bahrain where he discovered his passion for investment banking and venture capital. Most recently, Jake interned as a summer analyst at ASMA Capital Partners, the fund manager for the Islamic Development Fund II. Jake’s interests include playing or watching football (soccer), volunteering, and working on his student housing start-up.


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KELVIN TSAI

Year: 2
Position: External Comm. Head

Kelvin is currently a second-year BCom student from Richmond BC. Kelvin has a passion for working with people and expanding his knowledge about trading. Kelvin has been with the UBC Trading Group for over a year now, starting as a VP Internal and now taking on an external role within the club. During his free time, Kelvin enjoys playing tennis and basketball.




Maxwell hopkins

Year: 1
Position: Fintech Research Head

Maxwell is a first year student with a strong passion in crypto currency and its application to entrepreneurial pursuits. He has an ability to make connections and networks, this is a result of his vast international experience and multiple work experience ventures. Growing up, Maxwell has lived in England, Holland, Germany, America, and he presently resides in Canada; through these moves, he has grown a passion for international business. Lately, Max has completed charity work in Mexico and retains his strong pride in Tottenham Hotspur FC. 

daniel hopton

Year: 3
Position: Director of Operations

Daniel spent this past summer at CIBC Wood Gundy doing wealth management and refining his equity research skills. He intends on pursuing a career in institutional sales. Outside of his academic pursuits, he is an avid boxer, and enjoys training in brazilian jiu jitsu and kickboxing. 

ALEX DOONANCO

Year: 1
Position: 1st-Year Representative
Alex is a first-year economics student from Calgary, Alberta. Throughout high school, he acquired strong financial analysis skills and developed a vast network of entrepreneurs, artists, and financial professionals. Alex has founded and participated in numerous financial education initiatives and loves to discuss financial analysis and philosophies of wealth. Currently, he trades equities for clients through his limited partnership and intends on expanding his business upon completion of his Canadian Securities Course.