Robert joined the board in 2016.
He has a deep connection with L’Alliance Française which takes him back to his childhood. Robert joined the board to pay-it-forward and enjoys his role as a champion of cultural diversity. A visionary leader with a successful track record in building organisations from the ground up, Robert provides his expertise in AFV’s new building project. He sits on both the construction and the financial planning committees.
Robert is a savvy entrepreneur. At 28, he founded his first SaaS (Software as a Service) company Euro Servicen, the only pan-European multi-broker order routing network for the stock markets at that time. Under his leadership, Euro Servicen flourished and was subsequently sold to the French Stock Exchange in 1998. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Renaissance Trading Corporation, a company he founded in 2005 in Vancouver, a place he calls home ever since. Renaissance Trading Corporation provides automatic evaluation of condos thanks to its database of condominium floor plans integrated in the MLS platform of major urban Real Estate Boards.
Robert is a qualified professional engineer (P.Eng ETP - Paris). He also holds a Master of Science degree from Columbia University, New York and an undergraduate degree in mathematics (Mathématiques Supérieures & Mathématiques Spéciales - Paris).