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 on a long-term contract with an energy services company 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 (VP) Sponsorship

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.


Claire Hannaford

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Vice President (VP) Communications & Marketing 

Nikolai Dossov

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.

Vice President (VP) Professional Development 

Opeyemi Tomori

Opeyemi Tomori is a certified Business Analyst [CBAP®], a former study group leader within the IIBA Calgary Chapter, a dedicated advocate for education, and a seasoned professional in the field of Business Analysis with over 12 years of experience.

She has excelled as a Senior Business Analyst working in several industries [Telecommunication, Banking & Finance, Information Technology, Transportation, and Agriculture] earning a reputation for solving complex business problems and delivering optimal, viable, and cost-effective solutions.

In my role as Director of Education for the IIBA Calgary Chapter, I will focus on equipping new and experienced professionals with the latest tools, methodologies, and best practices.

Vice President (VP) Membership 

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.

Vice President (VP) Event Planning 

Ife Akinboade

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.

Past President