Robert has been involved in the worlds of IT security, IT audit, and IT Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) for over 25 years. In that time he has experienced first-hand the ever increasing need for IT to support and participate in corporate compliance efforts, and the challenges IT teams encounter in fulfilling these expectations. He has developed departmental and corporate awareness programs to assist IT and non -IT teams in understanding and meeting compliance obligations.
Robert began his career on the technical side of IT, starting at a nuclear research facility. He later worked for companies in the airline, oil & gas, financial, forestry, retail, and communications industries, national IT consulting firms, and for provincial and federal crown corporations.