Analyst - Energy and Utilities Sector

Irena is in her second year in the Commerce program, and is currently an Analyst in the Energy and Utilities sector of QUIC.

This summer, Irena worked as a Summer Associate at Aequitas NEO Exchange, a new stock exchange in Toronto, where she was responsible for creating a university outreach program to educate students on the basics of equity market structure. She was with Aequitas in the summer of 2015 as well, and worked for the private markets and listings teams. Irena has continued her work for the exchange, and currently works as the Daily Media and Markets Analyst, sending a daily report to all staff and stakeholders.

At Queen’s, Irena is also an Analyst, having been promoted from Junior Analyst, for the Queen’s Private Capital Group, a student-run group providing pro-bono financial advisory to private equity and venture capital firms. Irena is also a Sponsorship Coordinator for the Queen’s Finance Association Conference, Canada’s largest student-run finance conference, where she manages a portfolio that includes BMO, TD, DBRS, and DWHP.

Irena attended Sinclair Secondary School in Whitby, ON, where she graduated second in her class, and was awarded the Whitby Youth Council Scholarship for community involvement. Aside from academics, Irena enjoys writing, having been published in two books, and is a mentor through Women in Capital Markets.