Robert is currently the CEO and Managing Partner of a Cuna del Mar LP; a USA based impact investment fund focused on global food security, healthy oceans, and transformational technologies related to the working in ocean environment. He is also the Chair of the Board of the Community Foundation of Nova Scotia, which looks to build strong, vibrant and diverse communities by enabling and inspiring effective local philanthropy.
Robert has extensive experience over 35 years in the creation and management of fast-growing companies, including the co-founding and leadership of Ocean Nutrition Canada, the success of which helped make him the Halifax Chamber of Commerce’s business person of the year in 2011. He is also a co-founder of the Atlantic Region Ocean Technology Supercluster. In addition to his service on other boards and several university advisory committees, Robert is deeply involved in mentoring and training further as an executive coach.