Robert is employed by the Hibernia Management and Development Company on the Hibernia Platform, where he holds the position of Electrical Technician. On the Hibernia Platform, Robert serves as a member of the Joint Occupational Health and Safety (JOHS) Committee representing the Maintenance Department. He has been involved with the JOHS committee on the platform since 2012. Robert is also an active participant on the multi-stakeholder Offshore Energy Digitization Forum.
Robert completed his post-secondary education at the College of the North Atlantic and has worked in the offshore sector for the past 12 years as a journeyperson electrician. Robert is the President of Unifor Local 2121, which represents workers on the Hibernia Platform and Terra Nova FPSO.
Robert resides in Bay Bulls with his wife and two children. He is an active volunteer with the Southern Shore Minor Hockey Association and can be found most days at the rink.