Lorena G. Sanchez

Director, Talent Management at Calgary Co-op

Lorena G. Sanchez has over 26 years of work experience in various human resources roles. Lorena G. is currently working at Calgary Co-op as the Director of Talent Management. Prior to that, they held the position of Manager of Recruitment and Training at Calgary Co-op. Lorena also has experience working at the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) as the Manager of Organizational Effectiveness and the Manager of Resourcing and Workforce Planning. Lorena G. served as a Senior Human Resources Business Partner at AER, where they provided strategic HR advice and support to diverse business clients. Lorena has also worked at The City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre, University of Calgary, Calgary Police Service, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Andersen Consulting, Soluziona Consulting. Uni\u00f3n Fenosa Group., and Farmatodo in various HR roles. Overall, Lorena has a wide range of experience in talent management, recruitment, training, organizational effectiveness, and HR business partnering.

Lorena G. Sanchez holds a Master's degree in Human Resources and Industrial Relations from the UCAB - Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, as well as a Bachelor's degree in Education specializing in Learning & Development from the same institution. Additionally, they have obtained various certifications in areas such as Succession Planning & Talent Development, Employment Law, Certified Talent Management Practitioner, Prosci Change Management, and CPHR Designation. The specific institutions where they obtained these certifications include the Human Capital Institute, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), Canadian HR Academy, Prosci, and CPHR Alberta.


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  • Director, Talent Management

    November, 2021 - present

  • Manager, Recruitment And Training

    December, 2019