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Director, Operations
Malaz manages the operations of Jumpstart Refugee Talent and oversees all its activities across Canada. Prior to that, Malaz has given his time as a board member and volunteer with numerous organizations in the refugee sponsorship and settlement space for the past 10 years. His career background also touches onto his love for the environment, where he spent 10 years in renewable energy, circular economy, conservation, and corporate sustainability. Malaz has worked for public and private sector organizations and is a former entrepreneur, making him an ideal team leader to support the advancement of meaningful economic inclusion for refugees. Malaz holds an MBA and BComm from Concordia University, specializing in business strategy and organizational management.