Finance |Marketing |Operations

Our Mission

We strive to make measurable change in our community through entrepreneurial action while empowering UBC students to become socially responsible business leaders 

Impel Consulting is a management consulting project providing pro-bono services to local non-profit and social enterprises

Who we are 

We are a group of curious students passionate about entrepreneurship and social change. Our team exhibits a diverse cross-section of disciplines at the UBC Sauder School of Business

At Impel, you have the chance to use your business skills and diverse knowledge to help companies achieve their goals of bettering the world, and a chance to create meaningful relationships with clients while learning about consulting. 

Computer Science & IT

Finance & Accounting

Operation & Logistics

Real Estate

Marketing & Analysis

HR & Organization Behaviour



We help our clients across the fundamental functions of there enterprise.


Define your focus and measure your success

We can help with operations planning, procurement, market research, feasibility studies, and workforce planning.

Analyze your financial options and build your capital structure 

We can help with financial planning, research, grant applications, and fund development 

Capture your audience and elevate your brand

 We can help with digital marketing material, copywriting, social media strategy, and survey  design & analysis. 

Business Operation




WeCause is app that generates impact by connecting change-makers in the community who want to offer their skills to local organizations.

Our team generated an outreach and marketing strategy while providing strategic operational support in launching WeCause.


His provides free and compassionate non-medical home care, referral services, and food security assistance through community partners to vulnerable clients struggling with disability, financial, and social limitations.

Our team created comprehensive business plan for their innovative mobile dental clinic, enabling HIS to launch the initiative. 



A female-founded indigenous business that provides sustainable wellness products made from natural ingredients. 

Our team created an online store, implemented financial performance measures to grow their business, and optimized product pricing to sustain success. 


With an innovative solution for the sharing economy, Quupe is an online platform for renting and lending items based in Vancouver

Our team researched and development a social media influencer marketing strategy 


A female-founded indigenous business that provides sustainable wellness products made from natural ingredients. 

Our team created an online store, implemented financial performance measures to grow their business, and optimized product pricing to sustain success. 


MYCommunity Toilet is an affordable, decentralized and circular toilet that will enable NGOs and governments globally to provide sustainable, dignified 

Our team researched funding opportunities and aided grant applications

Meet our team

Our Co- Directors

Kabir Dhillon


Kabir is a fourth-year commerce student specializing in Operations and Logistics. On his first project with Impel, Kabir worked with a Vancouver-based not-for-profit that takes a creative approach to empower individuals to move beyond homelessness. Kabir represented Enactus UBC at the 2020 regional symposium and won the Enactus Canada climate change challenge. Beyond class, he is an avid photographer, loves listening to podcasts, and is passionate about all things politics and international relations.

Ramish Hussain


Ramish is a fourth-year commerce student specializing in Finance with a concentration in  Sustainability and Social Impact. He is also part of the UBC Residence Housing Association of Ponderosa Commons. Outside school, you’ll find Ramish at restaurants trying-out to new cuisines. He is also an avid Formula 1 racing fan hoping for Ferrari to finally be crowned the constructor’s champion. 

Our Project Consultants 

Ashley Chana

Ashley is a fourth year student specializing in Accounting with a concentration in Business Law. This is her first year as a Project Consultant and she's excited to utilize her skills to support local organizations. She has prior internship experience in business intelligence and audit. In her free time, she enjoys exploring new cafes, bullet journaling, and finding new reads

Connie Ng

Connie is a fourth-year commerce student specializing in Finance and Business Technology Management. Having worked on two projects with Impel, Connie strives to craft new and innovative solutions for her clients. Aside from school, she is a sports enthusiast and loves spending her time outdoors. Practicing for over 10 years now, Connie is a five-time gold medalist in provincial martial arts competitions, including the BC Open Martial Arts Championships.

Tanraj Dhillon

Tanraj is a third-year commerce student specializing in Business and Computer Science. Having worked on three projects with Impel, Tanraj aims to provide creative solutions for his clients while ensuring their business foundations remain well structured. Outside of University, Tanraj is a fitness enthusiast, a software engineer and an aspiring entrepreneur. He loves developing IOS applications and can always find him at local hackathons or personal development events.

Devreet Dulay

Devreet is a fourth-year commerce student specializing in Business Technology Management. She is working on her first project at Impel with a UBC-based sustainability startup. Devreet is also a part of a technology mentorship program where she stays up to date with current trends and innovations. Devreet represented Enactus UBC at the 2020 regional symposium and won the Enactus Canada climate change challenge. Outside of school, she enjoys listening to podcasts and staying active, including going on hikes. She’s a food enthusiast and has tried almost every “cool” food place in Vancouver.

Siane Sahdra

Siane is a second-year student intending to specialize in Marketing. Originally from Toronto, Siane is excited to grow her skill set and develop solutions for local organizations in her first year at Impel Consulting! Siane is also the Associate Vice-President of Student Engagement at UBC Sauder's undergradute society. In her free time, Siane loves to cook new exciting recipes and go on runs with her dog Emma.

Varshita Mulpuri


Varshita is a third year marketing student intending to specialize in Marketing. This is Varshita’s first year as a project consultant, and she looks forward to working closely with clients and applying her skills. Varshita is highly involved in the greater UBC community, and takes a keen interest in event planning for the student body. In her free time, you will find Varshita enjoying the beautiful outdoors and volunteering at BC Children’s hospital initiatives.


Kanwar Grewal 


Entering the final year of a finance degree, Kanwar has spent the past year working as a real estate agent and as a realtor's assistant. As an avid reader, Kanwar has led annual book-drives over the past few years to promote reading among youth. In his free time you'll catch Kanwar hiking trails, and watching The Office or some stand-up.


Yu-Lin Lee

Yu-Lin is a third year accounting student, studying sustainability and social impact. Yu-Lin has experience with societal impact focused projects, having worked with the Corporate Responsibility Team at Deloitte Canada. Currently, Yu-Lin is a Teach Assisitant at UBC Sauder's Career Preperation program. Yu-Lin enjoys skiing at Whistler and finding new restaurants in her free time.



Mathew Shen 

Matthew is a fourth year International Relations and Master of Management student. This is Matthew's first year with Enactus, working as a Project Consultant with Impel. Matthew also currently works as an advisor for TD Canada Trust. Outside of work, you will find Matthew staying active, reading about the human mind, and hanging out with his dog Blue.



Renee De Souza 

Renée is a fourth year Finance and Entrepreneurship student. Renée has been a project consultant with Impel for over a year, working on projects with two different local non-profits. Renée is also a member of UBC's Trading group where she is an analyst. In her free time she likes to cook, bake, and read.



Logistics Manager 

Celine Co

Celine is a third-year commerce student specializing in Operations and Logistics. As a multi-faceted student with a passion for service, Celine brings her wide skill set to the table with the logistics team. When she isn't studying or doing club work for YWiB or Impel, Celine spends her time paddling, rain or shine, in the waters beside Science World.



Rachel Aziz

Rachel is a fourth year commerce student specializing in Finance with a concentration in Sustainability and Social Impact. She joined Impel this year as a Logistics Manager and is excited to create a direct impact on her community through Impel's upcoming events and workshops. In her free time, Rachel enjoys being outside (when its sunny), volunteering with local organizations that support food sustainability initiatives, and baking cookies.



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Want to learn more about this project?

Contact our Project Directors, Ramish and Kabir here