Born and raised in India, Sagar’s passion for international business led him to pursue graduate studies from Cardiff University in the U.K. Sagar shifted with his family to Canada and shortly thereafter joined the University of Northern British Columbia’s Research Office, focusing on partnerships and new initiatives. In 2016, Sagar began a career with School District 91 as their first Partnerships Officer. In 2020, Sagar joined YELL Canada as the Director of Programs and Operations for Northern B.C. While promoting and nurturing new strategic alliances, Sagar is committed to exploring new models of sustainable economic growth within the remote communities of northern British Columbia.
During his years in Northern B.C., Sagar has initiated several programs which continue to generate substantial funding, drive economic development and create accessible opportunities for rural communities and its youth. Within the last 4 years, two of his self-initiated projects were showcased by the B.C. Government. Sagar is also an early stage Angel Investor, strategic adviser to multiple startup companies and an Executive in Residence for Hub Space in Prince George.In 2018, Sagar was selected as a Top 40 under 40 by the Prince George Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, Sagar plays an active role in many boards and organizations throughout British Columbia; Board member of Women’s Enterprise Centre, Advisory board of Our Satya Foundation, Representative of BC India Business Network, Business Development Advisor for a Venture Capital fund in B.C.