Strategic Program Speakers
David M. Robinson is a strategic business advisor and project coordinator regarding sophisticated advanced technology, environmental technology, outsourcing and commercial project arrangements. Those arrangements include the strategic planning, financial, procurement, contracting and project management aspects of transactions, strategic alliances and infrastructure projects together with related business, legal and government regulatory and policy considerations.
Mr. Robinson combines a technical background in digital electronics with more than three decades of experience as a commercial lawyer. He practiced law at the Toronto head office of McCarthy Tetrault, one of the largest law firms in Canada. Mr. Robinson is a member of the legal bars of Alberta and Ontario, Canada.
Mr. Robinson has been legal counsel at the Canadian Depository for Securities which operated the national securities e-regulation infrastructure including SEDAR, SEDI and NRD. He has been engaged in the power generation sector with Ontario Power Generation and in the power generation, pipeline and LNG sector with TransCanada Energy.
Mr. Robinson has been engaged as an advisor by domestic and international government agencies, financial institutions and private sector corporations in planning, negotiating and documenting commercial strategies and policies. He has been appointed as an arbitrator for domestic and international disputes.