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Career Pathing with Baker Hughes (Oil & Gas Industry)

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am


As part of Jumpstart’s commitment to support matching skilled refugees with employers, we are excited to announce the first in a series of Career Pathing workshops delivered by Jumpstart and partners.

This session features Szabolcs Kaldau, Talent Acquisition and Pre-Boarding, Baker Hughesand is co-facilitated by Darrell Pinto, Director of Employment, Jumpstart Refugee Talent, and Sophie Jama Malindi, Country Director for Canada, Tent Partnership for Refugees.

Baker Hughes is currently looking to refer qualified candidates across Western Canada to fill multiple positions in engineering/technology, field operations, manufacturing, and product management. This session will include discussion on the ideal candidate profile for Baker Hughes, what a day in the life is like for an office worker or field worker with Baker Hughes, questions from the audience, and more.

This workshop is free to attend.


Darrell Pinto, Employment Director | Jumpstart Refugee Talent

Darrell Pinto is Director of Employment at Jumpstart Refugee Talent where he leverages his extensive corporate relationships to create a pathway to meaningful employment for refugees. Darrell is a senior executive who has honed his strategic consulting and people-focused leadership in Toronto, New York, London, and Shanghai at companies spanning private and public financial markets, pharmaceuticals, media and non-profits.

Darrell currently serves on the boards of several non-profits and was a previous co-chair with Senator Ratna Omidvar of the National Refugee Jobs Agenda Roundtable, a working coalition of 150 Canadian organizations collaborating to find meaningful jobs for refugees. He is host of a national talk show on the New Canadians TV platform on issues related to inclusion, immigration, and multiculturalism.


Sophie Jama Malindi, Country Director for Canada | Tent Partnership for Refugees

Sophie Jama Malindi is Country Director at Tent, responsible for its operations in Canada.

Prior to joining the organization, Sophie served as a long-time Program Manager as well as Acting Chief of Programme Services at UNICEF, and was a Program Officer at UNAIDS. She is also the founder of TruVoice Solutions, a tech platform which aims to empower and amplify voices of marginalized groups by fostering meaningful and inclusive engagement between employees and employers.

Sophie is a two-time TEDx speaker, and is the Chair of a global Research Advisory Council on Violence Against Children and is a board member of a tech start up on financial inclusion of marginalized women and girls. As an Ethiopian refugee granted asylum as a child, Sophie is passionate about improving the lives of refugees in Canada and all over the world.



Szabolcs Kaldau, Director Talent Acquisition & Onboarding | Baker Hughes

Szabolcs ‘Sam’ Kaldau is the Talent Acquisition and Onboarding Director at Baker Hughes based in Houston, Texas. He has more than 15+ years’ experience in Energy and Technology sector and held a variety of roles within Talent Acquisition, HR, and HR Projects working across various regions including Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. Szabolcs is a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) advocate and is passionate about hiring refugees.


May 9
10:00 am - 11:00 am


Jumpstart Refugee Talent
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