Robert G. C. Sobey is a businessperson who has been the head of 6 different companies. Currently, he occupies the position of Chairman at The Sobey Art Foundation, Chairman of Venture For Canada and Co-Chairman at Tate Canada Foundation.
He is also on the board of Empire Co. Ltd., Sobeys, Inc., Stanfields Ltd. and Tate Americas Foundation and Director-Atlantic Council at World Wildlife Fund (Canada).
In his past career he was President & Chief Executive Officer for Lawtons Drug Stores Ltd., Chairman for Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Chairman at Nova Scotia Community College and Member-Governors Board at Nova Scotia College of Art & Design.
Mr. Sobey received an MBA from Babson College and an undergraduate degree from Queen's University.