Meet The Team
KAY HABIB - FOUNDER & CEO
Originally from Pakistan, Kay’s passion for repurposing items began in her household through huge inspiration from her mother. She completed a post graduate degree in interior design and fashion, an MBA in Australia before moving to Canada in 2006. Through various life events, Kay has been motivated to work on her creative skills leading her to pursue an interior designing business here in Canada. After much success, one thing led to another and she started her second company - Skilled Accents.
CECILE KLERKS - BUSINESS DEV.
Cecile has a Bachelor's in Health Promotion and Communication and has experience working within human resources and recruitment, fund development, event planning, and project management. She runs her own consultancy company and helps organizations with event coordination, business development, and organization management. Cecile has grown an expansive network in the local non-profit space here in London, and is now Skilled Accents' Business Development Director.
KATERYNA ZAIDENKO - PRODUCTION DESIGN
Kate is currently a student at Fanshawe for their Fashion Marketing and Management program. She came to Canada to study fashion and meet new people and is now a part of the Skilled Accents Production Team. In her spare time she enjoys drawing and listening to music.
FATIMA SHERIM - PRODUCTION DESIGN
Fatima is student in her final year at Fanshawe in the graphic design program. She loves to create unique designs and hopes to make her own bran one day. Outside of work she is also a professional face painter as a hobby and enjoys drawing.
IRIS JANSSEN - WEBSITE + CONTENT
Iris is currently studying both Music Education and English Literature at Western University while also working as Skilled Accents’ Website and Content Creator. She is very active in the local choral and literary scene, and when she isn’t studying or working, she enjoys going out to live theatre and music performances.