Effective relationship builder, and problem solver, with 30 years of pipeline industry experience involving; land and non-environmental permit acquisition, community relations, and working across teams to resolve issues. Experienced people leader in both operational and project settings. Demonstrated skills in regulatory compliance, emergency preparedness, incident response, and public awareness / damage prevention.
Robert initially spent 10 of 29 years in the natural gas pipeline Regional operational environment in Alberta, Canada (Land and Operational Leadership roles). After relocating to the U.S., Robert then spent 19 years in Regional operational and project environments (primarily land and public awareness program support) for natural gas and liquid (crude) pipelines.
As of mid-June 2020, Robert has retired from his past role and has established a consulting practice to offer land, stakeholder relations skills, and pipeline-related regulatory compliance experience to a wide variety of energy industry entities in many sectors.