Board of Directors


Meet your Board of Directors for your IIBA® Calgary Chapter

Reg Cracknell


Reg holds the CBAP® designation as well as his PMP® and has over 20 years experience with ERP, CRM and business systems implementations and upgrades in various lines of business throughout Alberta and Western Canada. He is currently working as a Senior Business Analyst with the Finance group at SMART Technologies ULC in Calgary.

I decided to volunteer with IIBA® Calgary Chapter to give back to my profession. I have appreciated every person that I have met at chapter meetings and functions. I believe that giving back in anyway that I can is a true benefit for me as well as the community in which I live and work.

Reg is involved in the Mentorship Program as a ‘Mentor’. Reg previously held the positions of Vice President from April 2020 through November 2021 and Acting Director of Communications from December 2020 through November 2021.


Vice President



Suzan Darwish


Suzan is an energetic, passionate Business Analyst that has worked across multiple industries and within various business areas.

Her dedication to continuously improve and develop her BA skills has opened many amazing opportunities; this includes travelling within and outside Canada for projects, working on challenging and exciting initiatives, and working with many talented and experienced individuals.

When Suzan is not at work gathering requirements and facilitating workshops, she is travelling around the world or spending time with her family and friends.


Director of Communications
Nikolai Dossov

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Nikolai is an energetic and methodical business analyst with over 10 years of upstream oil and gas experience. He is passionate about driving process improvement initiatives, automation, and data analytics.

He holds the PMI-CAPM® accreditation and is actively working towards a CBAP® certification. As part of his journey, he looks forward to being actively involved and contributing to the success of the Calgary Chapter.


Director of Education
Eno Eka


Eno Eka is an award winning Career Coach and Mentor who has been recognized for helping immigrants kickstart their professional careers in Calgary.

I was motivated to volunteer with the Calgary Chapter as I wanted to give back to the Business Analysis community and help other aspiring Business Analysts.

I was also inspired by the existing volunteers who passionately lead the affairs of the chapter.

From my first chapter meeting I felt at home and knew that I wanted to be a part of this chapter for a long time to come.


Director of Events
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Ife is a resourceful business analyst with experience across the financial, entertainment, real estate, and telecommunications industries. 

His commitment to the business analysis profession, drive for continuous improvement and desire to give back to the community is
visible through his involvement and contributions to the IIBA Calgary Chapter.



Director of Member Services
Deepeka Dalal


Deepeka has over five years experience in business process improvement, project management, people management, process management, strategic planning and change management. She has coordinated, collaborated and lead projects, programs and events at both the National and International level, resulting in operational effectiveness for various organizations.

Deepeka has also worked towards the development, implementation and integration of Enterprise Software Systems, mobile applications and an organizational website.

She is also a 'Google Certified Innovator' and helps people from across the world with their tech queries.


Past President
Mike Jones


Mike holds a CBAP® and has been active in the Calgary Chapter over several years most notably as a 'Mentor' in the Mentorship program.

Mike held the position of Director of Education from January 2018 until October 2019 and moved into the role of President in November 2019.