As the CEO of a boutique advisory firm, Robert guides clients through complex strategies, including collaborative infrastructure development and digital transformation. He provides governance to the public sector as chair of the Metrolinx Real Estate Committee responsible for transit-oriented communities and chair of the Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority, responsible for Ontario’s transition to a circular economy.

He previously served as chair of the Toronto Port Authority, a federal agency consisting of the Ports of Toronto and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, where he was responsible for a number of critical and concurrent infrastructure development, community and sustainability projects.

Robert was a Senior Advisor to members of the federal Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce from 1992 to 1999, involved in regulation and corporate governance practices of institutional investors and crown institutions. Robert has an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. Away from work, Robert enjoys time at the family cottage in Ontario’s Muskoka region near Algonquin Provincial Park.