Rob Stuart B.A.Rob has over 25 years of experience working in Canada and internationally for a variety of clients including multi-stakeholder groups, aboriginal communities, government and industry. He specializes in socio-economic impact assessment, cultural impact assessments for Aboriginal communities and multi-stakeholder facilitation and public participation processes.
His impact assessment experience ranges from smaller community specific wellness studies, which focus on key socio-economic indicators; to Integrated Cultural Assessments, using culturally relevant indicators to identify potential cultural impacts, bridging the language of non-aboriginal regulatory requirements with traditional values and worldview; to larger regulatory driven industrial development SEIAs completed on behalf of industrial clients focused on meeting regulatory requirements such as the Alberta AER, Alberta AEPEA, BC Oil and Gas Regulations, NEB (sect 52 and 58) CEAA and IFC Performance Standards.
Rob has facilitated dozens of multi-stakeholder group processes where he focuses on collecting input from a variety of stakeholders and then integrating the information into a common strategy, plan or program that is acceptable to the different stakeholders and their unique perspectives. He has completed program reviews ranging from small community based multi-stakeholder groups involving local resident, industry and government representatives; to larger regional level process, such as the Land Use Framework, working with larger more diverse group of stakeholders to develop common visions and missions as well as scope of work.
Internationally, Mr. Stuart has worked with the World Bank, InterAmerican Development Bank, the Canadian International Development Agency, United Nations Development Programme and the Global Environmental Facility on projects in Latin America, Central Asia, Southeast Asia and Africa