Industry Council

As a demand-driven workforce development organization, NPower Canada’s top priority is to align its programs with the needs of the marketplace, equipping diverse young adults with the skills most valued by employers.To achieve this goal, the NPower Canada Industry Council was established in November 2015. The Industry Council is comprised of leaders from a variety of organizations that employ junior IT talent. Information gathered at bi-monthly meetings helps to inform the NPower Canada curriculum and ensures that NPower Canada participants are equipped with in-demand technical and professional skills.


Heather Shenton


Talent Strategy Lead, CanadaAccenture


Sarah J. Chesworth


Technology Operations Lead and HR Business PartnerAccenture


Christina Fung


SVP, Consulting ServicesCGI


Walid Saleh


Sr. Director – Continuous Improvement, IBSCIBC


Mark Paulsen


Sr. Director – Strategic PlatformsCIBC


Dan Gregatti


Systems Architect Director for Canadian Enterprise Sales SegmentCISCO


Tina Scott


Manager of Business Application ServicesCity of Toronto


Andrew Davidson


Manager, Program SupportCity of Toronto


Anita Chu


Associate Partner, TechnologyDeloitte


Paul Klysen


Director – Support ServicesDeloitte


Rezarta Sherifi


Director, Human ResourcesHerjavec Group


Mackenzie Burton


Sr. Manager, Early Talent AcquisitionRBC


Lauren Mark


Sr. Manager, Academic RelationshipsRBC


Frank Manieri


Director, Information Technology SupportRogers


John Ribeiro


Sr. Manager, IT OperationsRogers


Pete Morra


Social Impact ManagerSoftchoice


Christine Rodway


VP, National ServicesSoroc Technology


Kamana Tripathi


AVP, Business ManagementTD Bank