Bob is currently Board Chair at Coast Capital Savings and a board member of the Rocky Mountaineer. He also serves on two advisory boards, provides strategic planning advice to a number of small non-profit groups and is active in several community organizations. Prior to focusing his energies on his portfolio of board and advisory roles, Bob spent much of his career with Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, serving in senior executive positions including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Strategic Development Officer. Since leaving Ritchie Bros., Bob has been assisting organizations and management teams as they deal with the challenges of growing, expanding and innovating, with an emphasis on strategic planning and leadership development. Bob is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and obtained his ICD.D accreditation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
While not a dancer himself, Bob has three children and has attended MANY dance recitals and competitions. He is very excited to be working with Ballet BC and, as a British Columbian, is proud that Ballet BC is recognized for presenting the very best of contemporary ballet to audiences across Canada and around the world.