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Join Charl van Niekerk to hear the latest on the Gordie Howe International Bridge and how this critical infrastructure located at the Windsor-Detroit border will seamlessly connect North America.
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.