Robert is the President of the Chamber of Shipping representing marine industry interests in Canada. A former senior officer in the Royal Canadian Navy, he served in various sea-going and staff positions in Canada and abroad, including in Europe with the North Atlantic Treaty Council. Upon departing the Navy, Robert joined the Canadian Shipowners Association as the President for six years. He is now the President and CEO of the Chamber of shipping and passionate about promoting solutions related to environmental stewardship, sustainability, and the innovation of technology in the transportation sector. He enjoys the tranquility of the outdoors including snowboarding, sailing, biking and hiking. Periodically, he can be found on the ice refereeing hockey.
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