President - Colin Dodds


With professional experience as a teacher, manager, facilitator, and coach, Colin (BCom, BEd) is interested in the intersection of business and education.

Colin is excited to represent the inaugural cohort of the Professional MBA Program. When not at UBC, you can find him playing ultimate frisbee and composing music.

VP Events - Cecilie Balfour


Currently working in Strategic Services at Wasserman + Partners, Cecilie graduated with a degree in Communications from SFU and holds a Digital Marketing Certificate from NYU. On the weekends, you’ll find her hiking on the North Shore, watching a hockey game, or planning the next event for her cohort. 

VP External - Celia Yang


Celia is an entrepreneur with a UBC biology background. She began her jewelry business in 2014, and is now pursuing her MBA to grow internationally. When Celia is not hunting for vintage jewels, you can find her jamming out to a mix of classical music and hip hop / R&B. To get her eyes to shine, chat with Celia about sustainability, entrepreneurship and scuba diving adventures.

VP Finance - Jeff Nguyen


Jeff is a reader/ wannabe writer. He loves learning from and connecting with curious people. Besides the current role as a technology program manager, Jeff also studies the financial markets out of personal curiosity and have been captivated by its complexity. He will be overseeing the PMBA 2020 cohort's finance.

VP Internal - Cayley Van Hemmem


Cayley Van Hemmen is a SPD Project Manager at a local construction firm in downtown Vancouver that specializes in commercial office tenant improvement projects.  She has a background in Civil Engineering and is looking to still further her education by getting her MBA.  When she is not building things at work, she enjoys watching NBA Games (Go Raptors!) and frequenting various restaurant patios in Vancouver during the summertime.