After moving to Canada in 2005 he studied for his CPA-CMA designation and further expanded his experience by focusing on financial and strategic management. From controller for a group of mining companies, he then worked for not-for-profit and charities as Director of Finance/CFO. Currently he is the Interim CEO for the CMHA-Vancouver Fraser Branch. In many of his roles he has had the opportunity to work with the boards of the organizations he worked for.
Robbert’s experience in boards started at University and he has been a member of several boards since then. From Treasurer on a not-for-profit board in the Netherlands, to board member for local community organizations and Treasurer for a not-for-profit in Vancouver, as well as director for clean-tech start-ups, helping them create unique business strategies and go public.
Outside of work Robbert enjoys traveling, gardening and sailing. Although COVID-19 has stopped the traveling for a while, he can now do more work in the yard and has taken up some more sailing courses.
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