The Mountain Valley Express Collective Society

Board of Directors

Bert Chen

Infrastructure Developer

Bert is a professional developer of infrastructure and renewable energy projects with Canadian and global experience. He specializes in project finance and permitting/regulatory approval. Bert has an MBA in Finance and is a certified Project Management Professional that he wants to bring to MVX to make high-speed passenger rail a reality on the South Coast.

Alex Gaio

PhD Candidate

Alex is a PhD candidate researching the future of urban mobility. He is an advocate for transportation choice and is interested in how urban planning can address challenges related to transportation, sustainability, and public health. He has worked on Calgary’s Green Line LRT, Auckland’s new transport network, and in a consultant capacity in Canada, Sweden, and the Netherlands.

Lee Haber

Mobility Planner/Engineer

Lee Haber is a transportation planner and engineer for TYLin and is the Technical Lead for MVX. Lee has extensive engagement with transportation issues in the region. For his Master’s thesis, Lee studied how full-user-pay road pricing would affect users of different modes of transportation financially within Metro Vancouver. He also served as Campaign Director for GetOnBoardBC, an organization advocating for better transit in 2014.

Michael Pratt

Municipal Councillor

Michael is currently a municipal councillor at the Township of Langley and is pursuing a Master’s degree in Urban Studies focusing on transportation links between urban and rural settings. With a Bachelor of Commerce and experience in the private sector, he hopes to help build the case for regional rail. Michael looks forward to fostering a discussion on making MVX a reality.

About the Society

The MVX-collective is a member- and donor-funded nonprofit society. The Society exists to conduct research and advocacy on public transit/transportation in the Lower Mainland.

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