In April 2010, Robert joined CNA as the Chief Information Security Officer. Based in downtown Chicago, Robert reports into the Global CIO and is directly responsible for information security strategy, policy, operations and IT compliance and information risk management functions.   Robert has guided CNA to a hybrid outsourcing approach for Security and works closely with his managed services partners on balancing off-shore and internal resources.   In late 2012, Robert added Service Management accountability including infrastructure, application support and end-user computing to his leadership responsibilities.

Prior to CNA, Robert held senior management positions at Allstate Insurance Company and the Audit Bureau of Circulations. Robert is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario (Canada) and the Kellogg (Northwestern) executive leadership program; he also holds several certifications including CISA, CISM and CISSP.