Speaker Date Topic
Lars Henriksson Jan 23, 2019
Raoul Wallenberg
Raoul Wallenberg

Lars Henriksson is the President and Owner of Norditrade Inc., a management consulting firm specializing in assisting Canadian companies that want to expand into Scandinavia and the northern European countries.   He has participated in trade promotion between Canada and Europe for over thirty years.  For onver nine years, Lars was the Deputy Trade Commissioner at the Swedish Trade Council.  In his capacity as an Honorary Consul of Sweden, a position which he has held since 2001, Lars has been involved in cultural exchanges between the two countries with particular emphasis on immigrant integration, health care and urban sustainability.

A long-time Rotarian, Lars is the Past President of the Rotary Club of Toronto Eglinton as well as the Past District Governor of District 7070.  Currently, Lars is the Chair of District 7070 Foundation Grants Committee.

Lars holds a BA from the University of Gothenburg as well as a MBA from the Unversity of Alberta.  He and his wife Carol live in Toronto.



Ron Denham Jan 30, 2019
Rotary's International Assembly
Rotary's International Assembly

Ron Denham has been a Rotarian for sixty years.  As a member of the Rotary Club of Toronto Eglinton, he has served as President and during 1993-94 term as District Governor.  He is the Chair Emeritus of WASRAG (Water & Sanitation Action Group), Rotary International, a Paul Harris Fellow and is a Benefactor and Major Donor to the Rotary Foundation.  In recognition of his outstanding service, he was bestowed Rotary's highest honor, the "Service Above Self" Award.

Ron has a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA in Business Administration.  Throughout his career, he has held senior roles in such consulting firms as KPMG and A.T. Kearney Ltd.  In addition to serving on various Boards, Ron was a Professor at York University's Business School.

Ron is passionate about world water issues and helping people in the developing world improve their lives through the provision of sustainable, safe water and sanitation.

Recently Ron attended Rotary's International Assembly in San Diego.  The week-long event prepares District Governors to assume their roles and responsibilities.