Robert White – Senior Advisor Government Relations, Universities Canada
Robert has been working in government relations for Universities Canada since November 2013. He is responsible for directing outreach, communication and advocacy activities, working with the federal government on behalf of Canada’s universities.
From 2006 to 2013, Robert was Assistant Director, Partnerships and Programs and a senior policy analyst in the International Affairs branch of Universities Canada.
Prior to joining Universities Canada, Robert worked in policy and parliamentary affairs advisory roles with two federal Cabinet Ministers and a Member of Parliament in Ottawa.
Robert holds a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) from Brock University and a Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of Ottawa.