Mr. Robert Batherson
Rob has more than 20 years’ experience working as a business owner and communications and public affairs advisor.
Most recently, as a public relations practice leader and agency partner, Rob spent more than 13 years providing strategic counsel to clients in the energy, transportation, health care, financial services, construction, food service, tourism, entertainment and small business sectors. Before his move into private practice, Rob spent most of the previous decade working in the Office of the Leader of the Opposition in Nova Scotia, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa and in the Office of the Premier of Nova Scotia, first as Press Secretary, then as Communications Director.
A dedicated community volunteer, Rob serves on the board of governors of Sacred Heart School of Halifax and EduNova, a co-operative dedicated to promoting Nova Scotia as an international education destination. He is also a past chair of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce and past president of Neptune Theatre Foundation.
He holds a Bachelor of Public Relations degree from Mount Saint Vincent University.