ABOUT: BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Glenn Howard is a consulting engineer with keen interest in renewable energy
and energy efficiency. He is a committee member and former President of the
Namibian Cycling Federation and has managed the occasional Namibian cycling
team to World Championship and All Africa Games events. Glenn is an
infrequent social cyclist, having previously been Namibian road cycling
champion on numerous occasions and having represented Namibia at the All
Africa Games, although there are not too many people about who will remember
Glenn is committed to the development of cycling for both transport and recreation and eager to see more appropriate and sustainable modes of transport being used in Namibia. Glenn is both awed and humbled by the
wonderful people of generous spirit who have driven the tremendous growth in
BENN's most noble activities in the short time since its inception.
Andrew M. Wheeldon
Andrew Wheeldon was born in Western Australia in 1965 and graduated from the
University of Cape Town (B.Soc.Sci, and PG Organisational Management) and
from the University of Leicester, UK, with an MSc in Sports Management.
Since February 2002 he has been the managing director of the Bicycling
Empowerment Network (BEN) South Africa and in 2003 established BEN as a
partner CSO to the Netherlands based Interface for Cycling Expertise (ICE).
BEN's main mission, in partnership with ICE, is one of poverty alleviation through promoting the use of the bicycle, in all its forms, to enhance low-cost, non-motorised transport, reduce greenhouse emissions and improve health by linking exercise and mobility. Wheeldon has presented on low cost mobility and BEN both in South Africa and abroad. His professional experience includes working as a sports management and materials development consultant. Wheeldon, a competitive racing cyclist since 1980, is married to Jenny and has two daughters.
Jennifer Gatsi Mallet
Read about Jennifer's work at the International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS here.
Alwine is director of the Khomas Women in Development (KWID) and co-chair of the NANGOF Trust.
Bradley wears many hats in the 'bicycles for development' arena, and is currently involved with the California Bike and Biketown projects.