Chief Executive OfficerMatt is our Chief Executive Officer who is passionate about Western Australia leading the country for bike riding across all disciplines and all ability levels. Matt believes that Western Australia is already punching well above its weight on many fronts but acknowledges that there is still a lot to be done. Matt is enthused by the ability to combine his passion for riding with his professional career and is a regular recreational cyclist who loves any excuse to get out on the bike, preferring to hold his meetings on 2 wheels rather than in a board room.
Head of Marketing and OperationsCameron is the Head of Marketing and Operations and has worked in the WA cycling industry for several years. Cameron is keen to see participation grow and is passionate about spreading WestCycle’s messages across a variety of platforms. He has played a key role in delivering the Ring Summer Criterium Series and the Element Road Series which have been fantastic additions to the racing calendar. Cameron has a passion for all things sport and recreation and is also partial to a good whiteboard brain storming session.
Glenn Te Raki
General Manager- Road and TrackGlenn has been actively involved in cycling and in particular the racing and competitive element of cycling for the past 25 years. His immediate goal is to provide cyclists with the most enjoyable and competitive environment to participate in, whilst also providing safe and controlled surroundings. Glenn has been hands-on in developing and delivering the Ring Summer Criterium Series and is currently involved in also delivering the Element Road Series which includes many new events grouped with a number of current ‘classic’ races on the calendar. He is currently focusing on many new projects which includes State and National events whilst continuing to develop strong club relationships in-turn helping the sport to grow in Western Australia. Glenn is balancing a full workload around his family life and when he’s not living the cycling dream he’s spending time with his wife and two children, including coaching his son’s junior AFL football team.
General Manager - Transport & SafetyPhil is our Transport & Safety Manager and joined the WestCycle team in August 2017. After completing his Masters thesis on utilitarian cycling, Phil worked in local government introducing several cycling initiatives such as #ride2market, the Swan River Ramble and the Share the Space campaign. Building on this experience, Phil is looking forward to working with all levels of government to ensure that cycling infrastructure continues to improve and encourage more people of all ages to cycle for transport.
Angelina Fong Lim
Event CoordinatorAngelina is our Event Coordinator and has been part of the WestCycle team since early 2016, having previously worked on many large scale events in Western Australia. She is an avid commuter rider, having explored large stretches of Japan by bike. Angelina is our specialist event coordinator and works across all of cycling’s disciplines, ensuring that events run smoothly. Ange is the resident office social chair and is a constant source of fun and humor at cycling central. Angelina’s management of Bike Week and the Code of Conduct How to Guides are just a few examples of her contributions to cycling and bike riding in our State.
Project CoordinatorKate is our Project Coordinator and has been part of the WestCycle team since late 2016. Kate graduated from University with a Bachelor of Marketing and PR in mid-2017. Kate is passionate about all things sport particularly AFL and cycling. Kate has enjoyed combining her online marketing skills with her passion for the outdoors to encourage people to get outside and ride a bike.
Talent Development CoordinatorJethro is our new Talent Development Coordinator. He graduated ECU with a Bachelors Degree in Sports and Exercise Science, specialising in Nutrition. Jethro has a passion for the outdoors and all things cycling. He loves a “filthy” criterium course and when he’s not out training or racing his bike, you will usually find him at Wembley Cycles – where he also works part-time and makes a great coffee! Jethro is extremely driven to improve and build on the current high-performance pathway for our W.A junior cyclists in the road and track discipline. He loves to chat so if you see him at a race or on the road, don’t be afraid to say hello!
Executive AssistantBronte is our Executive Assistant and has stepped into this role after working as Event Coordinator, working on the 2018 Cycling Australia Junior Road National Championships. Bronte is currently at Curtin University, studying her Bachelor of Commerce, Majoring in Event Management with Minors in Marketing and Graphic Design. Bronte has a passion for sport, with a love for Cycling and Dancing.
Executive Officer of Cycling and Walking Australia and New ZealandSam is the Executive Officer of Cycling and Walking Australia and New Zealand (CWANZ). She has over 25 years’ experience working in small business, consulting, stakeholder engagement, project management, research, government and business management. She brings skills in strategic planning, research, stakeholder engagement, and financial management, and an endless ability to talk about cycling. Her passion and enthusiasm for getting more people out walking and riding their bikes is what gets her up in the morning. That and the thought that it’s still not too late to become a professional cyclist. Sam holds a Master of Business Administration and a PhD from the University of Western Australia.
Executive Officer of the Munda Biddi Trail FoundationOliver is the Executive Officer of the Munda Biddi Trail Foundation and has spent a lifetime on two wheels, both on and off the dirt. Supporting the cycling community and key stakeholders, Oliver brings a diverse range of experience from the academic, publishing, cycling and not-for-profit sectors. Exploring more of the iconic long mountain bike trail running from Mundaring to Albany rates highly on his to-do-list, but he also races across many cycling disciplines. Oliver is a firm believer in the bicycle’s ability to help shape our communities and urban environments, and often carries kilograms of vinyl records in his panniers to his regular DJ gigs and radio shows.