Andrew Tankard


Andrew Tankard is a Partner with GEC Architecture, a Calgary-based firm with extensive experience in sport and recreational architecture, at both the community and elite levels.

Andrew’s strong leadership style, business acumen, and understanding of the dynamics of delivering a broad range of sporting activities has established him as one of the foremost experts in his field. His professional experience has included working with many local and national sports organizations including the 2026 Winter Olympic Bid Evaluation Committee, Repsol Sports Centre, the Canmore Nordic Centre, the YMCA, and WinSport Winter Sport Institute.

In addition to his professional experience, Andrew spent many years volunteering with the Alberta Bicycle Association to help stage road races throughout the province, as well as acting as a soigneur to athletes at Nationals and races throughout Canada and the United States.

Andrew served on the Board of the Consulting Architects of Alberta, and understands the governance, fiduciary and oversight responsibilities of Board membership.

Andrew is an avid cyclist, hiker and cross-country skier in his spare time.

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