Advance the role of business analysis and promote the value provided by these professionals. Build our community by encouraging knowledge sharing through networking and social events with fellow business analysis professionals across a range of industries and companies



Sid Arya

As a seasoned technology leader with over 2 decades of experience in both consulting and industry, I have a wealth of knowledge and expertise to offer. My career has taken me through a variety of leadership roles, working with top companies in the industrial manufacturing and consumer product sectors, including Johnson & Johnson, Fonterra, Invacare, and Canfor. My passion for Business Analysis has been a driving force throughout my professional journey, further honed by my work experience at the Big 4 consulting firm Deloitte.
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Olayinka Olutola 

My career in business analysis began over five years ago, sparked by my fascination with how strategic improvements can drive substantial growth and efficiency. Over the years, I have had the privilege of working across various industries, including Banking, Financial Technology (Fintech), and Retail. This diverse experience has equipped me with a broad understanding of different business environments and the unique challenges they face. As a board member of IIBA, I am eager to contribute my skills and dedication to furthering the mission of IIBA and supporting the Vancouver Chapter in achieving its objectives.


Joanna Ng

Joanna brings over a decade of diverse Business Analysis expertise spanning Technology, Ecommerce, Marketing and Operations. Joanna’s unwavering passion for Business Analysis propels her to continuously deepen her knowledge of BA tools, equipping her with the insights needed to excel in her role.
Assuming the role of Treasurer reflects Joanna’s commitment to giving back to the community that has been instrumental in her career development. Her genuine passion for the field, promises to steer the Chapter towards continued success and inclusivity.

Vice President (VP) Communications & Marketing 

Vijay Bhandari

As an accomplished marketing professional with a master's degree in Marketing Management and nearly a decade of experience in the digital marketing domain, I bring extensive expertise and innovative strategies to my role. Having worked across various industries, I offer a comprehensive understanding of the dynamic marketing landscape. I am dedicated to enhancing our outreach and engagement efforts, supporting the growth and development of the business analysis community.
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Vice President (VP) Professional Development & Events

Palav Singh

As an experienced business analyst with a diverse background in consulting, manufacturing and insurance sectors, I bring a wealth of knowledge and strategic insight to my role. As board member of IIBA, I am committed to advancing the profession and supporting the global community of business analysts. 

Vice President (VP) Membership 

Harpreet Chawla

I am a software engineer turned sales and marketing professional with more than 10 years of experience in IT services industry having worked with companies like HCL Tech, Telus and Shaw Communications.
Always been a sports enthusiast. Therefore, during the weekends you will find me playing cricket and going out with my family and friends.

Vice President (VP) Sponsorship

Vladimirka Pereula

With a background in Engineering and Business Analysis, I bring a diverse expertise to the organization. My career spans various industries, including manufacturing, telecommunications, and healthcare. My multidisciplinary background enables me to contribute effectively to the strategic planning and operational efficiency of the organization.
I am proud to serve on the board of IIBA Vancouver Chapter and looks forward to continuing to contribute to its important work.

Vice President (VP) Partnership 

Ameya Tuljapurkar

I am an accomplished technology professional with over 2 decades of experience in Information technology enterprise solutions and consulting. I have worked with Service and product-based organizations like UBICS Tech, TCS and Accenture in various roles. My experience spans across a variety of domains including Banking and Finance, Telecom, Retail, and Aviation. I have experience implementing certifications like CMMI & TMMI level 3 to 5 & ISO 27001 for Accenture & UBICS Tech.
My passion is people and processes. Business Analysis has been an integral part of my professional journey. I am an avid learner and love meeting new people & exchanging learnings and working for communities across the globe.