Robert is a structural engineer with extensive experience in the design and construction of bulk material handling facilities. In recent years his focus has become project development and general management in the Design Build industry. After graduating in Germany, he spent most of his professional career in Canada and has been involved in many multi-international projects. As a principal of a material handling focused OEM/engineering firm in Calgary, Robert contributed to the growth and strategic plan of that company. Prior to joining FWS he pursued his passion for offshore sailing, which he continues now in the Pacific Northwest.