B.Eng Civil Engineering
EMP Engineering Management
MBA Corporate Finance
AI: Implications for Business Strategy
CMCI-CCM, LEED G.A>
A finance specialist and former principal engineer with Parsons Corporation and Turner Construction, among others, he amassed a valuable blend of infrastructure engineering, construction management and risk management experience working on such notable infrastructure projects as:
Channel Tunnel Rail Link – the 1st high speed rail line connecting the UK to continental Europe
New Jersey Nets Sports Arena
World Trade Center Redevelopment
Freight railway and mine expansion in a harsh geographical environment in the West Indies
Disaster recovery in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake
Robin's career began as an engineer in the UK and progressed rapidly as the projects increased in scope and complexity across broad construction sectors. By employing rigorous financial controls, risk mitigation strategies and a big picture leadership style, he ensured project delivery on time with cost reductions of as much as $100M, as well as untold sums in cost avoidance.
Robin was also Co-founder of EZpark (2010), a cleantech start-up, established from a cohort at the Clean-tech Executive Program at NYU-Poly. Ezpark illustrated a high level of engagement with scientific relevance, to harvest real-time vehicular parking information that ultimately led to reduced parking congestion.
Robin's extensive overseas travel for both work and mountaineering (a passion) has enabled him to understand different cultural work ethics, be politically astute, and highly adaptable. He is known for his ability to tackle and resolve highly challenging business problems with ease.
Robin approaches his work with entrepreneurial enthusiasm and commitment to the public good as a principled, innovative leader and engaged member of the global community. Through rigorous application of his skills and natural ability to lead and problem solve, his work has driven beneficial changes for people and communities in need.