Robert traded the cold winters in Canada for tropical sunshine and beaches when he moved to Southeast Asia in 2010. He spent seven years in the Philippines before moving to Thailand in 2017. Robert works as an investment specialist for a multilateral development bank where he finances infrastructure projects in Thailand and the Greater Mekong Subregion. 

He graduated with an MBA from the University of Dundee in Scotland and has an undergraduate degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business in Canada. Robert is an avid squash player and is currently Treasurer of the Squash Section.