The Team

Sarosh Rizvi, Executive Director, National Sector Engagement

Thomas Reydellet, Program Director

Thomas oversees the work of Operation Ukrainian Safe Haven, ensures project components align with the strategic vision and manages the team. Thomas monitors the budget, ensures tasks are on schedule and maintains communication with key stakeholders.

Nangyalai Tanai, Corporate Donations Manager

Nangyalai develops and implements engagement and fundraising strategies and builds relationships with corporate donors. Nangyalai refers and coordinates the distribution of donations received by individuals and by ISED at provincial and territorial hubs.

Sergio Vazquez Carbajal, Program Coordinator

Sergio provides logistical support for Operation Ukrainian Safe Haven online and in-person events and meetings. Sergio creates infographics, maintains a comprehensive FAQ, and ensures all inquiries are answered in a timely manner.

Ulaş Özdemir, Data Analyst

Ulaş manages the voluntary Notification of Arrivals Transmission survey collecting information on Ukrainians willing to relocate to Canada and turning data into information and insights to inform policy decisions.

Navarre Bailey, Desired Control, Digital Communication Consultant

Navarre supports Operation Ukrainian Safe Haven by defining strategic communications, promoting dynamic campaigns, engaging with stakeholders on social media and implementing a visual identity.

Ruslan Kurt, Digital Communication Consultant

Ruslan supports Operation Ukrainian Safe Haven by developing audiovisual stories that feature the successes of the operation while highlighting the human impact of the work of various stakeholders.

Anaïs Bénard, Digital Communications Specialist

Anaïs creates social media posts for Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram, and grows OUSH's social media channels.