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Johann Olav Koss, C.M.


Johann promotes the use of sport and play as a tool to protect, educate and empower children. Prior to founding Right To Play, Johann was a four-time Olympic gold medalist in speed skating. He is recipient of numerous awards, including the 2013 LEGO Prize from the LEGO Foundation and the 2013 Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership. Johann has an undergraduate Medical Degree from the University of Queensland, an EMBA from the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and honorary degrees from Brock University, the University of Calgary, the Vrije Universiteit Brussels and the University of Aust Agder in Norway.