Robert’s professional and personal experience make him an exceptional addition to the Parkinson Canada Board of Directors. With more than 15 years of strategic communications and government relations leadership, Robert brings a wealth of policy advocacy experience and an expansive professional network spanning all levels of government that is sure to take Parkinson Canada’s advocacy efforts to new heights. When his father was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2019, Robert witnessed the gaps in services like care coordination and post-diagnosis education that Canadians living with Parkinson’s experience every day. Robert’s personal ties to Parkinson’s further fuel his determination to improve the quality of life for Canadians living with Parkinson’s.

Not only will Robert be effective in advising our future advocacy efforts, his experience with strategic planning and change management will support us through our continued growth as a national organization.