Hosting Ask an Expert

I started hosting a new series called Ask an Expert for the IKEA Foundation this year!

Greece

Despite the pesky little pandemic, I made it to Greece and visited a few islands for an amazing getaway.

Bungee Jumping at the pier

My parents bought me a bungee jump for my birthday last year at the beach in Den Haag, it was great!

Dad and I visit Edinburgh

After a work trip to the UK my Dad and I met up in Edinburgh for good drinks, good food and great company.

A standing ovation in Phoenix

Per and I presented to the US leadership team to a standing ovation, followed by some great co-worker connections.

My 2019 in review

I took a few minutes to look back on my amazing, fun, exciting and challenging year. What's next?

Career highlight - I met Grover!

Grover the Muppet said hello while we were together at the Global Refugee Forum in Geneva

Enjoying the beach with Mom & Dad in Den Haag

Great visit with Mom & Dad for 12 days in October

Congratulating Azizbek Ashurov on winning the 2019 Nansen Award

A pleasure to meet Mr. Ashurov and hear about his amazing work to eliminate statelessness.

Inaugurating a Solar Irrigation Lift in Torpa, India

While doing a pre-IWitness trip with PRADAN they surprised me with an invitation to inaugurate their new solar irrigation lift!

IWitness trip to SELCO Foundation in India

Super interesting trip to visit SELCO Foundation in India where I got to see the many ways that solar power can make a big impact on peoples lives, including through a solar powered pottery wheel!

Vacation in Ischia, Italy

After a crazy year I enjoyed two weeks of vacation, most of it in Italy. Book. Beach. Food. Grazie!

Ride to Conquer Cancer 2019

My sister Rebecca and I completed the 225km bike ride in June, two eight hour days of biking!

IWitness trip to Rwanda

Had a great visit to One Acre Fund in Rwanda with the IKEA Taiwan team!

My first visitors in Den Haag!

Becca and Mom flew in to help me get settled in the Netherlands!

Mom and I take a weekend trip to Milan

Quick flight over to Milan for the weekend!

Becca and I on the pier at Scheveningen beach

A nice sunset on the pier

Chris Hadfield's Generator with Dad

Taken at Roy Thompson Hall

Wicked with Mom

Preparing for our Ride to Conquer Cancer - Please donate!

Becca and I out biking to prepare for our Ride to Conquer Cancer in 2019! Click here to donate

Brothers

Gavin laughing at something he said

Opening Quebec City!

Exciting day as we opened our store in Quebec City!

Standing #WithRefugees

Joined by IKEA Group CEO Jesper Brodin, we're standing #WithRefugees in Geneva at the Nansen Awards

Congratulating Dr. Atar on winning the 2018 Nansen Award

Great to meet Dr. Atar in Geneva and hear his story

Flags at the Palais des Nations in Geneva

Chilling with a statue

On stage for the Start2Finish year end run

Taken at the York University Track and Field centre

Hanging out in Toronto with the IKEA HRSC team!

Cousins!

Ribfest with the parents

Burlington, ON

iFLY!

Oakville, Ontario

I really fly... Skydiving!

My first skydive in Prague, Czech Republic

Leaning back, on top of the world!

Toronto CN Tower

Hanging out with my Africa group

Taken after climbing up a mountain after surviving our white water rafting

2017 Nansen Awards #WithRefugees

Congratulating Zannah Mustapha on winning the 2017 Nansen Award

Geneva, Switzerland

Alaskan Cruise, three of us sharing one room...

Becca was a bit cold.

Meeting Matt!

One of my travel inspirations

Toronto

Pan Am Games closing ceremony

CN Tower Climb 2018

Team IKEA

Meeting Piff the Magic Dragon!

3...2...1...

Kenney Space Centre in Florida

Chilling with Harley

Ball pits are for all ages!

IKEA Museum in Canada (popup)

Contemplating life

Switzerland, 2017

Alaska with the siblings

Alaska with the family

Venturing into the Okavango Delta