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Nandi Kaul

Program Officer

Nandi Kaul

With over seven years of diverse, professional experience working with start-ups and large corporates in India, Nandi brings unique perspectives to his role as Program Officer at IBEC. Geared with an MBA from UNB, Nandi is committed to broadening entrepreneurial opportunities for students.

A firm believer in holistic growth, he has been actively involved in student-led initiatives as past President of the Graduate Management Student Society at UNB and has volunteered time and raised awareness for mental health associations, including Capital Region Mental Health & Addictions Inc (CRMHAA) in Fredericton. His hobbies include graphic-design, dance and writing poetry.

Sydney Rankin

Program Coordinator

Sydney Rankin

Passionate about innovation, Sydney is incredibly motivated by the revolutionary solutions entrepreneurship and venture capital have fostered throughout Atlantic Canada. Her role as Program Coordinator at IBEC within UNB's Faculty of Management cultivates partnerships between UNB and the business community through experiential learning, research, and training.

You'll likely find her scouting start-ups for the Fraser Student Venture Fund or visiting one of her favorite local breweries. She firmly believes that growth and comfort cannot coexist and is inspired to continue capturing necessary space for female representation in the business ecosystem.


Umut Karabacak

Communication, Marketing, & Planning Assistant

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Umut, a 2nd year MBA candidate at UNB, defines his MBA journey as the highlight of his career as he strongly believes in lifelong learning and continuous growth. He is passionate about digital marketing as he loves connecting all the dots and finding the narrative to resolve marketing issues through the combination of analytics and strategy.

His role at IBEC consists of assisting with advertisement and content creation of the IBEC programs on social media, planning and organizing virtual events, and building engagement for students. His hobbies include writing blogs, playing video games, and driving.


International Business & Entrepreneurship Centre

Faculty of Management
University of New Brunswick
332 Tilley Hall

Phone: 506.453.4557
Fax: 506.447.3081

Mailing address

9 MacAulay Lane
PO Box 4400
Fredericton, NB
Canada E3B 5A3