Robin Silvester

President and CEO
Vancouver Fraser Port Authority

Robin Silvester was appointed president and CEO of the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority in 2009. He previously served in senior roles internationally with P&O Ports. Silvester is currently a board member and former chair of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities, a vice-president representing North America at the International Association of Ports and Harbors, and an executive member and chair of the Greater Vancouver Gateway Council.

NON-PROFIT CAUSE: “Presidents Group (which I currently co-chair), working to increase accessible employment for people with disabilities. It’s inspiring to hear about the work being done to make B.C. workplaces more inclusive.” FUN FACT: “I’m a qualified scuba diving instructor and so get even more immersed in the marine environment than you might imagine from my job title.”