Canada Office

World Bicycle Relief is an international, non-profit organization that specializes in large-scale, comprehensive bicycle distribution programs to aid poverty relief in developing countries around the world. Our programs focus primarily on education, economic development, health care and gender equality.

Contact Us

World Bicycle Relief Canada
c/o Rogue Inc
255 Courtneypark Drive West
Mississauga, ON L5W 0A5
+1 312 664 3836
ca@worldbicyclerelief.org

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World Bicycle Relief has been incorporated in Canada since 2013. World Bicycle Relief CA is registered with Canada Revenue Agency under number 804964500RR0001.

Trustees

HANK BROWN – Chairman & President

Hank is actively involved with a number of startup businesses, with an expertise in healthcare. In supporting these startups, Hank assists with commercialization efforts, managing product development and investor pitch development to raise capital. His work as a coach and mentor has created the opportunity to serve as board adviser and member to several companies.

KATHLEEN O’BRIEN – Member & Secretary

Kathleen has spent almost 35 years working in international development and humanitarian response. Experience in human resources, fundraising and communications left her well-versed in the operational realities of overseas charitable work. Kathleen lived for five years in Zambia, where she managed development projects in which World Bicycle Relief bicycles played a crucial role. After seeing how bicycles positively affect the delivery of healthcare services, Kathleen returned to Ottawa with a keen interest in serving WBR.

CURT HARNETT – Board Member

Curt is a business development professional, speaker, writer, broadcaster and mentor who encourages Canadian youth to chase their dreams. He’s a three-time Olympic medalist in track cycling who has sat on the Cycling Canada Board of Directors and the Canadian Olympic Committee. Curt also served as the Chef de Mission for Team Canada at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto and the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

DAVE NEISWANDER – Board Member

Dave was Africa Director for World Bicycle Relief from 2007 until 2016 when he was appointed President. Dave serves on the Board of Directors for WBR-Canada, WBR-UK, WBR-Germany, and WBR-Australia.

 

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