Rob Fawcett

Vice President

Rob Fawcett

Rob has a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce and a Master’s Degree in Accountancy from the University of Manitoba. After a brief stint with Ernst and Young in Toronto on the path to becoming a Chartered Accountant, Rob decided the corporate office was not the place for him and started to head out and explore the world (literally). After a two year stint living and teaching in Taiwan, in the spring of 2005 Rob began a 1-year journey on his bicycle with took him around the Northern circumference of the world crossing traversing more than 30 countries and cycling 15,000+ kms.

Vancouver Island was his first stop on his return to his home country. He fell in love with the Island, the people and the cycling lifestyle and now calls Victoria home. From 2007-2012 Rob guided and operated cycling tours on Vancouver Island and throughout the world including China, Italy, Mongolia and Morocco.  In 2011 Rob founded and became the first Executive Director of the Victoria International Cycling Festival and is currently the Director of Mountain Bike Development at Bear Mountain Resort. Rob was instrumental in creating the new home of the Canadian National Mountain Bike Team at Bear Mountain Resort which will run until 2020 and the Tokyo Olympics.

Rob’s role: Keep everything moving, coordinate with events community, and Marketing, Also helps build sweet trails.

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