Robin served as British Columbia’s Deputy Minister of Energy, Mines & Petroleum Resources, as well as Deputy Minister of Energy and Clean Technology. He has also been head of the BC Environmental Assessment Office, Chair of the BC Oil & Gas Commission, and a Chief Treaty Negotiator for the Province of B.C. He had a significant role in the development of some of BC’s most significant environmental legislation, including the Environmental Management Act and the Clean Energy Act.
He is a recognized authority and commentator on energy and environmental policy and aboriginal affairs.
Since leaving government, Robin has helped obtain approvals for LNG infrastructure, metal mining, coal mining, and clean energy projects. He has successfully negotiated a range of impacts and benefit agreements, engagement agreements and capacity funding agreements with aboriginal groups. Robin is a graduate of the University of Calgary, the University of British Columbia and Harvard Law School.
Robin is also a member of McMillan LLP