Robert, originally a forester, has over 30 years of experience in developing watershed management and Integrated Water and Soil Management projects and in Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility within the Mining Sector. Robert resides in the Dominican Republic and has provided consulting services and training in over 22 countries in challenging social, political and environmental situations. He is currently team leader for Water Security and Governance of the Dominican National Water Board. His company, RWC Technologies S.R.L., dedicated to carbon and water neutral production solutions, political, environmental and social risk assessment, and project design. Robert believes that mining companies are well positioned with expertise and capital to deliver returns to investors and protect the water, soils, air, biodiversity air as well as the people upon whom we depend.