Robert has 18 years of experience in urban planning, land development, government relations and policy development. He is widely recognised as one of the top professionals in these fields and has helped his clients successfully manage high profile, contentious and sensitive issues related to the land development industry that involve intense public and media scrutiny.
Robert holds a Bachelor of Environmental Studies, Honours Co-op, Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Waterloo, and has accepted various awards and honours including:
The Daniel Burnham Award for a Comprehensive Plan from The American Planning Association.
Canadian Institute of Planners Award for Planning Excellence in the category of Re-Urbanisation.
The Gertler Award of Distinction from the Ontario Professional Planners Institute.
Robert holds the Registered Planner designation (RPIA) from the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA).