Meet Our Team

Bruce Wiesner, Associate Dean, Executive Education, UBC Sauder School of Business

Bruce Wiesner
Associate Dean, Executive Education

Bruce Wiesner is the Associate Dean, Executive Education, providing overall leadership and strategic direction of business development and operations for the business unit. A graduate of the UBC Sauder School, Wiesner brings to the team almost thirty years of management and senior executive experience with a proven track record in leading successful growth strategies within the publishing, advertising and media industries. Bruce was previously Senior Vice-President of Canada Wide Media Ltd and has also held several senior positions at Quebecor World Inc. including Regional Vice-President. Prior to that he spent several years in key management roles with Pitney Bowes and Konica Minolta.

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Sean Corbishley

Séan Corbishley
Director, Executive & Custom Programs

Séan is the Director of the school’s Custom & Executive Programs. He works with public and private organizations to deliver the highest standard of educational and workplace training. Séan has been involved in private sector and post-secondary education for the past thirteen years. His experience includes designing, implementing, and directing educational programs for some of Canada’s largest corporations and public sector organizations.

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Jackie Howard

Jackie Howard
Director, Open Enrollment Programs

Jackie Howard is the Director, Open Enrollment Programs for UBC Sauder Executive Education bearing overall responsibility for the management of the unit’s Open Enrollment portfolio including sales and marketing, faculty relations, and overseeing of the Client Service Team. A professional development veteran, Jackie has over ten years of experience in private sector corporate training and education services. She holds a Bachelor of Science from the College of William & Mary in Virginia, United States.

On Leave until July 2017

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Kabir Mathur  

Kabir Mathur
Director, Open Enrollment Programs (Acting)
Manager, Business Intelligence

Kabir is the Director, Open Enrollment Programs (Acting) and Manager, Business Intelligence for UBC Sauder Executive Education. In his interim role, he holds overall responsibility for the management of the unit’s Open Enrollment portfolio including sales and marketing, faculty relations, and overseeing of the Client Service Team. As Manager, Business Intelligence he is system administrator for the unit’s business systems and the lead for the unit’s digital marketing strategy for Open Enrollment programs. A graduate of the UBC Sauder School with a B.Comm degree, Kabir brings to the team over 7 years of experience in the professional development industry through several multi-dimensional constantly progressing roles that cover the full lifecycle of programs from coordination and operations to marketing and sales.

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Penny Chang
Director, Asia Strategy

Penny Chang is the Director, Asia Strategy for UBC Sauder School of Business. Her previous experience includes HR management and business development in the consulting and education industry, including her most recent role as Assistant Director of MBA Recruitment and Admissions at the University of Maryland. Penny holds a BCom from UBC Sauder and an MBA from the University of California, Irvine.

On Maternity Leave



Dilla Wong
Director, Business Development & Programming, International

Dilla is responsible for developing and implementing the strategic B2B sales plan and programming design for UBC Sauder Executive Education’s Asia market. Dilla works with public and private sector clients from across Asia, particularly China, to identify performance goals and determine creative solutions for addressing a variety of organizational development needs. Dilla has a B.Sc. from UBC, majoring in Animal Biology and minoring in Japanese. She is also an INSEAD MBA graduate and has spent most of her early career in advertising and luxury retail in Asia, with roles in sales, marketing and business development.

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Tracey Charette
Program Director, Business Families Centre

Tracey is passionate about adult education and has over 15 years of experience in the development and delivery of creative educational programming for a wide range of learners. As the Program Director for the Business Families Centre, Tracey is responsible for the development and implementation of family business programming. She holds a BA in psychology and an MBA both from the University of Calgary and is currently working on her ICF Coaching Certification through the University of British Columbia.

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Andrea Oberdieck  

Andrea Oberdieck
Program Director

Andrea works with Executive Education's largest key clients to fully assess their custom education needs and build their custom education solution. She also works with key faculty members to ensure that client needs are materialized and is responsible for the program performance. Andrea has been with UBC Sauder School of Business for over four years in various capacities. She has previously worked in both the private and public sector in communications.

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Camilla Cao

Camilla Cao
Client Experience Manager

Camilla is the Client Experience Manager for UBC Sauder Executive Education. She oversees our Client Services Team to promote a positive learning environment and deliver an excellent client experience, along with maintaining faculty relationships, for all Open Enrollment Programs and some Custom Programs. Camilla holds Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from Dalhousie University. Camilla comes from a multi-cultural background which includes Korea, China, and Japan as well as banking background where she played a key role in winning multiple awards for excellence in client satisfaction.

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Anita Boomer   

Anita Boomer
Manager, Direct Mail Marketing

Anita is responsible for the direct mail marketing of Executive Education open enrollment programs. Since 1990, she has been the presence behind the “written face” of Executive Education. She also manages the production and distribution of the unit’s printed calendars and brochures.

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Tracy Xu
International Program Manager

Tracy Xu is the International Program Manager, and is responsible for the programming and client experience of Executive Education’s international programs and activities. Tracy works closely with international client organizations, UBC faculty and sectoral experts to develop customized short- and long-term executive education programs that meet the specific objectives and expectations of clients from diverse cultures. Tracy has a Master’s Degree in Asia Pacific Policy Studies, and was previously involved in promoting bilateral cultural and academic relations at the Consulate General of Canada in Shanghai. Tracy brings over a decade of professional cross-cultural programming and China-related experience to the Executive Education team.

On Maternity Leave



Jim Zhang
International Program Manager

Jim Zhang is responsible for the programming and client experience of Executive Education’s international programs and activities. He works closely with international clients, UBC faculty and sectoral experts to meet the specific training and education objectives and expectations. Jim has over 15 years of experience in Training and Executive Education. He was one of the pioneers who started the Executive Education unit at Guanghua School of Management, Peking University. In Guanghua, he was the Senior Manager responsible for both program management and business development.

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Wendy Bishop

Wendy Bishop
Program Manager

Wendy has been with the UBC Sauder School of Business since 1980 in a number of different capacities, including Alumni Relations, the Dean’s Office, the Real Estate Division and Executive Education. As the Program Manager for Sauder Executive Education's premium programs, Wendy is responsible for providing in-class customer service support and managing students' post course follow-up learing. Wendy has her degree from UBC in Human Kinetics, with a minor in English, and her Education certificate.

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Mandy Hu
Learning Advisor

Mandy is the Learning Advisor for the Open Enrollment portfolio at UBC Sauder Executive Education. She advises clients and prospective participants on program and certificate selection, course and seminar offerings, and specific professional development and learning paths to best meet client needs. As a key member of the organization, Mandy works alongside the Executive Education team to alleviate clientele concerns and inquiries in order to provide not only an outstanding course and program delivery, but also more importantly a positive client experience and learning environment.

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Fleur Shakouri
Office Coordinator

Fleur is the office coordinator for UBC Sauder Executive Education. She creates new processes and implements new working practices to better support the organization. She supports change by developing new templates and documentation that enables the team to deliver key milestones. She maintains project budgets and submissions for spend approvals, provides daily divisional support, schedules meetings and appointments, and sets up video conferences. Fleur holds a higher diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication from London, UK.

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Imogene Huxham

Imogene Huxham
Senior Program Coordinator

Imogene is the Senior Program Coordinator for Executive Education. Imogene coordinates week long programs such as Meeting The Leadership Challenge, Essential Management Skills, and the Integrated Management Program. In addition, Imogene also coordinates customized programs such as the Physician Leadership Program. Imogene has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication from Simon Fraser University. She has been with the UBC Sauder School of Business for seven years and previously worked as a Human Resources training coordinator at UBC Plant Operations for 8 years.

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Elsie Liu
Program Coordinator

Elsie is the program coordinator for over 50 Open Enrollment Programs at Executive Education. Working alongside the Executive Education faculty, she is responsible for organizing all course logistics and ensuring that students have an excellent learning environment. Elsie brings to the team over a decade of experience as an Assistant Investment Advisor at TD Waterhouse.

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Aurelia Kroeger

Aurelia Ulanday
Program Coordinator

Aurelia is the program coordinator for Executive Education’s Custom, International, and Open Enrollment programs. Working alongside the Executive Education faculty, she is responsible for organizing all course logistics and ensuring that students have an excellent learning environment. Aurelia has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Mandarin from Concordia University, and brings to the team international work experience in China, as well as with the Chinese community in British Columbia.

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Wanda He
Program Coordinator

Wanda is the Program Coordinator for Executive Education and she ensures the smooth operation of Open Enrollment and Custom Programs. Coming from a service background, Wanda is dedicated to ensure an effective and pleasant learning experience for all clients by accommodating their academic needs and other logistical requests. Wanda holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a double specialization in Finance and Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management.

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Sarah Koh
Marketing & Sales Assistant

Sarah is the Marketing & Sales Assistant for UBC Sauder Executive Education. Sarah supports Executive Education's business development strategy by helping design and maintain website content, print, promotional, and presentation material. Sarah also provides sales and registration support for our open enrollment and custom programs, and logistical support for conferences and events. Sarah obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree from UBC, specializing in Psychology with a minor in Commerce.

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Sunny Lee
Executive Assistant to Bruce Wiesner

Sunny is the Executive Assistant to the Associate Dean of Executive Education, and she is largely responsible for scheduling and correspondence, as well as coordination of Executive Education events and programs. As part of a dynamic team, she coordinates various external events, handling the logistics and communication between several parties. She also oversees many aspects of Open Enrollment and Custom Programs to deliver a pleasant learning experience. Sunny holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from UBC and has previously worked as a research executive at one of the world’s largest healthcare marketing research agencies. Having worked internationally in both Korea and Canada, she brings a global mindset that places significant emphasis on client-focused service.

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