Rolling for a bright future




roland

Roland HUYGHUES DESPOINTES





Born in Paris, Roland grew up in Tours before coming back to Paris for his high school education. Roland’s inner circle is made of a Brazilian mother and a diplomat father that has allowed him to spend his childhood visiting many countries and cultures. His numerous trips in South America, North Africa and the Middle East have opened his eyes on the road of development and reinforced his thirst to discover the world.

Back in Paris, Roland discovered a passion for turning himself to others. He studied at the boarding school Stanislas where he discovered the community and engagement towards others. He created two charities, one to help the homeless and the other to build relations between students and the elderly members of the community.

After his Baccalaureat, Roland has confirmed his desire of broadening his knowledge. He decided to study management at the University of Warwick (United Kingdom), where he is now achieving his second year.

One of Roland’s forces is also his adventurous spirit. This quality led him to trek around Brazil in 2013, Southern Africa in 2014 and to hitchhike from London to Split in Croatia on behalf of a charity fighting for children education in Southern Africa. These experiences have reinforced his convictions that motivation, willpower and goal setting are all key factors to success.

Curious and eager of new adventures, Roland has decided to entirely involved himself in The Green Wheels project to realize his dream but also to discover more about himself and moreover to be helpful to others.



Maxence

Maxence BEGUIN

Maxence was born in Poitiers and grew up in Paris. He has always been strongly attached to his roots and likes the idea to spend some time in Poitou-Charentes every summer. He has been educated at Saint Jean de Passy for 13 years where he learned to blossom out intellectually and humanly, in a spirit of openness to others and to the world.

Maxence rapidly turned towards the Scout Organization where he discovered the importance of dedicating time to others. He is able to adapt to different situations, as evidenced by his recent stay in Togo as a volunteer. Supporting children in need for one month enabled him to discover another culture and habits as well as discovering himself. The communities particularly impressed him by sharing the warmest welcome of his life. These fantastic experiences gave Maxence an open-minded spirit and played a large part in improving his listening and communication skills.

The practice of many extracurricular activities enabled Maxence to develop a sense of challenge and team spirit. He developed a real passion for sports, which engage in surpassing himself.  Looking for that same feeling, he threw himself into many adventurous trips such as the ‘Tour du Mont Blanc’ (hiking) and cycled across Brittany. For him, staying out of action and motionless is definitely not an option.

Afterwards, he chose to open himself even more, moving to England to study Management. The university life in Warwick enabled him to make friends from a wide range of countries and became increasingly aware of other’s opinions. He definitely feels ready to adapt to a travel way of life along with people from different backgrounds.



Louis

Louis DELAHAYE

Louis was born and grew up in Paris. He has always been strongly attached to his country and is particularly proud of its culture and history. Having travelled in countries such as China, Mexico or the United States gave him a first insight into different cultures and grow his desire to discover the rest of the world.

Louis was educated at the Lycee Gerson, where he passed its Baccalaureate in the economic stream in 2013. Afterwards, he decided to move to England to study Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick. Understanding the world and its geopolitical environment has always fascinated Louis. This is certainly why he developed a strong interest for numerous subjects such as economics, history and politics. However, he quickly felt the need to go further and spread his wings. When the idea of performing a world trip along with two good friends came up, he immediately seized this fantastic opportunity. Louis has always been keen on thinking out of the box while being curious and open-minded.

Louis is ambitious and already got involved into a charitable organisation where he was helping disadvantaged children in mathematics for one year. During this experience, Louis discovered the importance of turning himself to others.

Furthermore, Louis has always demonstrated strong convictions regarding various issues related to human development and education. He is determined to defend the values in which he believes throughout The Green Wheels.

BACKGROUND TEAM

During our trip around the world, our team will receive help and support from England. This background team is made of two really good friends who have both assisted to the inception of our project. 

Giovanni FOGLIA – Treasurer
Nicolas DAVID – Marketing and Communication officer

THANKS

In our team, we also have dozens of friends from Ulule, our friends, families, people who are passionate and so many others that have trusted us!

Thousands of thanks to…

BBeatriz García-Velasco, Louise de Nanteuil, Priscilla Chaveau, Kenza Mahresi, Bernard Dadie, Giovanni Foglia, Victoria Bergström, Marie Giesler, Laetitia Dolfi, Lucien Chaplain, Raphaëlle Muttelet, Victoire Lepine, Pierre Gabai, Felix Hodges, Adrien Colas, Henri Delahaye, Guiga Willems, Sophie Millet, Manuel Santos, Verinha & Edgar Da Silva Ramos, Ariel Savoyen, Sylvie Lafont, Camille Delori, Ali Bentires, Eve Grasser, Phoebé de Sousa Passos, Victoire Gabai, Tristan Polaillon, Carla Salomao, Bertrand de la Motte, Julio, Manuel Salomao, Cassandre Guerin, Marguerite Wanecq, Hadelin de la Tour du Pin, Emma O’Brien Blondes, Elena Zanotti, Martin Legrand, Atalante Ramé, Alexandra Merino, Jean-Pierre Lucas, Baptiste Fleury, Cécile Willems, Emmanuel Jaulin, Gatean Le Roy Maguin, Julien Fisch, Mathilde Perruchot, Leina Lahlou Filippo Colonna, Patrick Cambier, Victoria Jordan, Justine Tournier, Eduardo Espinar, Patrice de Camaret, Tristan Lemoine, Caroline de la Baume, Victor Gardinier, Guillaume Huyghues Despointes, Patrick Brissonneau, France Garel, Alexandre Morchain, Clément Beguin, Nathalie Collin, Amalia Durham, Laurence Duboys Fresney, Vianney Guichard, Clement Desmier, Christian Domange, Romain de Dion, Marie de Lastelle, Pierre Daridan, Arthur Doorenbos, Tiphaine de Bure, Emeline Lescure, Alvaro Chatin, Noor Slaoui, Lucas Millet, Henri Delahaye, Jean Gabriel Royer, Guillaume de la Motte, Agnès de Varine, Gregoire Meunier, Martine Hellstrom, Dominique Gagiage, Isabelle babinet, Carla El Khazen, Chantal Désert, Ghislaine Dichy, Frederic Brindeau, Jean Lhopiteau, Hugo Bonnefille, Xavier de Poncins, Yacine Radi Benjelloun, Henry Highnam, Agathe Mallez, Constantin Groz, Eduardo Espinar, Philippe Guionin, David Vilalta, Agathe Houssin, Thierry Guerrier, François Stiennon, Sabine de Vaissiere, Stephanie Hoffman, Bernard David, Constance de Sinety, Emmanuel de Crépy, Marguerite Wanecq, Dany Moudaber, Vincent Guilbert, François Ogier d’Ivry,

…who are making this adventure possible!!










2015 © The Green Wheels ~ Created with & by Passion ~ All rights reserved.