Research & Advisory Team

These are the research and advisory team members involved in the Regional and Rural Broadband Project (R2B2).

Research Team

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Dr. Helen Hambly
Project Lead




Mamun Chowdury
PhD Candidate


Dr. John FitzSimons
GIS/data analysis


Dr. Laxmi Prasad Pant
Fieldwork & Analysis

Advisory Team

Mr. Campbell Patterson

SWIFT Project Consultant

Mr. Geoff Hogan

Ms. Tammy McQueen
Communications Manager, SWIFT

Prof. Catherine Middleton
Ryerson University
Policy research

Dr. Reza Rajabiun
Ryerson University
Telecoms investment; finance

Dr. Rakhal Sarker
University of Guelph
Economic analysis

Dr. Todd Sands
University of Windsor
IT systems