Lokesh Patil

Lokesh is an IT professional with expertise in automation and development. Most recently, Lokesh was a Sr. Automation developer who worked in System Integration Quality Analysis in the insurance sector.

Lokesh’s experience includes: IT consulting, production and quality support management, defect management, release management, training and coordination with onshore and offshore teams, and extensive leadership experience.

Lokesh earned his Master in Computer Science with a specialization in Multi-Agent simulation from the University of Windsor, and his Bachelor of Engineering from Rajiv Gandhi Prodyogiki Vishwavidyalaya. During his studies, he worked with the archaeological department of the University of Washington and Crow Canyon Center on village ecodynamics project, the project was a multidisciplinary collaboration between various institutes across the US and Canada and funded by the National Science Foundation. In his free time, Lokesh likes to cook, play guitar, sketch and learn about new technologies.

Reny Jacob Reji

Reny is an experienced electrical engineer with expertise in business transformation in the food and beverages industry. Prior to joining The Burnie Group Reny worked as a Business Analyst for Infosys Ltd., developing a common global IT process platform.

Reny’s experience includes: implementing business transformation programs, project management, and business analysis.

Reny earned his Masters in Engineering Management from the University of Ottawa and a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from Anna University. When he’s not at work, Reny enjoys long road trips and adventure sports like white water rafting and scuba diving.

Robin Reji

Robin is an experienced electronics engineer with expertise in business transformation in the Oil and Gas industry. Robin has worked as a Software Engineer for Accenture, interned with Honeywell Building Solutions and most recently as a Service Engineer for Al Essa Medical and Scientific Instruments Company.

Robin’s experience includes: software engineering, robotic process automation, business analysis, engineering management, customer service, and project management.

Robin earned his Masters in Engineering Management from the University of Ottawa and a Bachelor of Electronics and Communication Engineering from Karunya University. On his free time, Robin enjoys playing the guitar, taking in a game of table tennis, and exploring new parts of the city.

Isha Sachdeva

Isha is a Human Resources professional with a specialization in IT recruiting practices. She has experience working with government and private sector clients conducting full recruitment cycles to ensure the placement of highly qualified professionals. Before joining The Burnie Group, she worked in Talent and Acquisition for CSI Consulting Inc.

Isha’s experience includes: recruitment, onboarding, and people/relationship management.

Isha earned her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Toronto. When not at work, Isha enjoys reading, movies, and spending time with her family.

Tania Vaillancourt

Tania is a process optimization expert. Prior to joining The Burnie Group she worked as a Commercial Manager for Rilab, and as a Client Relationship Manager for Private Wealth Partners.

Tania’s experience includes: international experience in financial services and industrial goods. She is passionate about efficiency, learning, leading and motivating people, sales management, marketing strategy, process optimization, training, and change implementation.

Tania earned her Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University, and a Master of International Business and Law from the University of Sydney. When not at work, Tania is an avid volunteer for LATAM startups, enjoys scuba diving, reading, doing crosswords, and learning new languages.

Bruna Sofia Simoes

As a project manager Bruna has extensive experience consulting with smaller not-for-profits on the development and roll-out of digital and print communications strategies to better engage their constituent base and strengthen their brand experience. Prior to joining the Burnie Group, Bruna held roles in event management and communications at Save the Children Canada, managed the communications portfolio for Arrowsmith Program, and worked as the National Marketing Communications Manager at CHW.

Bruna’s experience includes: marketing, event planning, project management, social and digital media management, graphic design, and public relations.

Bruna earned her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Toronto. Outside of work Bruna enjoys adventure travelling, hiking with her dog, baking and knitting. Bruna is also a board member and fundraiser for a number of non-profit organizations.

Madison Wright

Madison specializes in business information analysis. She has a diverse background understanding corporate business needs, implementing operations initiatives and business process improvement. Prior to joining the Burnie Group Madison held roles at HBC, Rogers Communications, Gluckstein Design and New York Fashion Week.

Madison’s experience includes: consumer insights, relationship management, creative problem solving and project management.

Madison is a graduate of Western University with a degree in Business Management with a specialization in Consumer Behaviour and a Minor in Psychology. In her spare time, Madison enjoys playing golf, tennis, being close to the lake, and is on a quest for Toronto’s best burger.

Jenya Doudareva

Jenya is an industrial engineer with expertise in analysis, process improvement and project management and has experience in the healthcare and aviation sectors. She has worked as a Quality Improvement Decision Support Technical Lead for the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario and as a Project Coordinator, Business Analyst and Research Analyst for several projects at OntarioMD. Most recently, she was a Pricing and Optimization Analyst in revenue management at Porter Airlines.

Jenya’s experience includes: Healthcare system, IT, aviation, academic research and publication, operations research, applied mathematics, business analysis, project management and process improvement.

Jenya earned her Master of Applied Science and Bachelor of Applied Science degrees at the University of Toronto. Her academic research on optimization of radiosurgery treatment has been published in TOP, the official journal of the Spanish Society of Statistics and Operations Research. When not at work, Jenya writes and publishes her poetry and fiction, plays guitar, builds and rides bicycles, builds robots and runs half marathons.

Bret McCaffrey

Bret is a financial services industry expert with 10+ years of experience helping clients improve sales, operational performance and customer service. Bret boasts a long pedigree working for TD Wealth Financial Planning, holding influential positions including Manager of Business Process and Programs, Senior Business Analyst, and Financial Planning Associate.

Bret’s experience includes: Consulting for high profile clients, sales, customer service, business analysis, project management, system design, operational process improvement, risk management and leadership.

Bret earned his education in Business Analysis from the University of Toronto, his post-graduate diploma in Financial Planning from Sheridan College (CFP, CSC, CPH), and an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree (graduated with distinction) from the University of Guelph. In his time away from work, Bret fundraises for the JDRF Ride for Diabetes, enjoys fantasy hockey pool leagues, reading, concerts, camping, fishing and playing guitar, and he’s also a charcoal/pencil sketching and oil painting artist.