Born in Montreal in an English family, Oren continued his studies in French in order to improve his bilingualism. During high school, he became involved in many sports: rugby team, track team as well as the hockey team where he was assistant captain. With the latter, he even got the chance to participate in a trip to Switzerland, where he faced several teams within the region of Geneva.
He arrived at HEC Montreal and almost immediately became involved in FPHEC as an analyst for the Infotechnology / Telecommunications sector. After but one semester, he was elected Internal Vice President to deepen his involvement. Through this role during his second year, he helped organize several conferences and the annual trip to Toronto as well as the alumni cocktail, while juggling his analyst tasks within the global macro sector. During the 2013 winter semester, he participated in an international exchange program at CASS Business School, City University in London, United Kingdom. Finally, Oren worked as an analyst in the Investment Banking division at Desjardins Capital Markets during the summer of 2013. He will graduate from HEC Montreal in 2014 with a Bachelor of Business Administration, specializing in finance.