Date(s) - 27 February 2024
12:00 pm EST - 1:00 pm EST


Join us on Tuesday, February 27 at 12 pm ET/ 9 am PT/ 5 pm GMT to hear Charl van Niekerk, CEO of Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority, speak to us about the latest on the Gordie Howe International Bridge and how this critical infrastructure located at the Windsor-Detroit border will seamlessly connect North America.

This event is free to members and non-members.


Sponsored by Strangford Logistics:

About the Speaker:

Charl van Niekerk, CEO of Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority

Charl van Niekerk has a passion for leading teams and delivering projects, with a focus on property development, and delivering highway, transit, and civil infrastructure. Originally from South Africa with a background in engineering and business administration, he moved to Canada in 2014 to join Infrastructure Ontario.  His first project was the delivery of the Rt Hon. Herb Gray parkway here in Windsor, and since then he has been involved in 42 projects worth over $60 billion. Charl joined WDBA in July 2023 as its CEO to help deliver the Gordie Howe International Bridge.



Webinar support:

Heather Grondin, Chief Relations Officer, Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority

Heather Grondin has 20 years of experience, specializing in strategic planning, communications and engagement. As part of diverse public-sector teams working on high-profile projects and portfolios, Heather’s consistent goal has been to build meaningful relationships based on trust, openness and understanding. Holding the executive position of Chief Relations Officer at Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) since 2015, Heather leads an integrated team of professionals who inform, inspire and interact with others in support of WDBA and the Gordie Howe International Bridge project.



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