Robert Bishop

Bachelor of Science (1973), Memorial University

St. John’s, NL

Chair of the Finance Committee
Vice-Chair of the Investment Sub-Committee
Vice-Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee

Member since December 2014
Appointed by Lieutenant Governor in Council


Mr. Bishop began working as a fisheries biologist upon graduation from Memorial. Five years later he began studying for his chartered accountant designation which he obtained in 1983, subsequently working in private industry and public practice. In 1995, he moved to the capital city to work as director of finance and city treasurer for the City of St. John’s.

He is active in his community as board member and secretary for the Salmonoid Association of Eastern Newfoundland, vice-chair and vice-president of the Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation, and member of the executive board, Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.