Support For Local Business
As the Deputy Chief Economist at ATB Financial–the largest Alberta-based financial institution with assets of $56.6 billion–Rob is laser-focused on the Alberta economy, the forces that shape it and the challenges and opportunities affecting the prosperity of Albertans.
He is the co-author (with Todd Hirsch) of three books: “The Boiling Frog Dilemma: Saving Canada From Economic Decline,” “Spiders in Space: Successfully Adapting to Unwanted Change,” and “Spiders in COVID Space: Adapting During and After the Pandemic.”
While with the Canada West Foundation, Rob had the opportunity to work on a broad array of public policy topics including the economy, local government, demographic trends, the non-profit sector, public opinion, regional cooperation, environmental policy, democratic reform and public finance.
Rob is passionate about art, equality and inclusion and currently serves as the Chair of the National accessArts Centre–Canada’s largest and oldest disability arts organization