President & CEO, Principal Consultant
Andrea Robinson, B.A., LL.M., Q.Arb., PMP., is the President & CEO, Principal Consultant of Robinson Global Management Inc. (RGM). As founder, Andrea oversees all aspects of leadership and operations, corporate initiatives, expert recruitment, client relations, and knowledge development. She establishes ambitious business goals while spearheading innovative corporate initiatives.
Andrea applies a unique view to her consulting, having experience on almost all sides of projects, inclusive of purchaser, proponent, project manager, evaluator, negotiator and contract manager, fairness commissioner, bid dispute reviewer, contract claims consultant and independent opinion expert for arbitrations and court settlements. She advises clients engaging in large, sensitive, and complex procurements in the infrastructure, energy and I&IT industries, administering Public Private Partnership (P3/PPP) models, Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), alternative models (DB+), design competitions, and traditional models of procurement, valued between $20M to $60B.
She has additionally advised on public asset and land revenue generating opportunity procurement processes. Her projects include, renewable energy planning and diversification, affordable housing, solid waste management, water and wastewater treatment plant and management upgrades, transit, roads and bridges, hospitals, healthcare and insurance systems, educational, recreational and international competition facilities, military and secure asset redevelopments and purchases.
Andrea’s career includes a combination of private, public and not-for-profit experience. Prior to launching RGM, she was a senior consultant with HKA Global Canada (formally Knowles Canada), supporting the government procurement and construction claims teams, with high profile domestic and international clients including banks, subtrades, legal advisors, government and legislative bodies. Her government roles include hands-on procurement experience with 10+ design-build-finance-and maintenance (DBFM) capital construction P3/PPP projects at all stages, debriefing process template development, and policy adherence reviews and editing to align with trade requirements, as a procurement professional with Infrastructure Ontario. For the Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, she has performed roles in the arbitration, statistical research and evaluations policy branch offices, and in the Assistant Deputy Minister’s Office of Adult Institutions and held several positions in the not-for-profit community development sector as well. She had the privilege of being a Page in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario’s Page Program which first sparked her interests in public policy and community responsibility.
Andrea holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a focus in Sociology and Criminology, a Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Windsor; Master of Laws degree specializing in Infrastructure and Energy Development from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University; Advanced Diploma in Design from the Art Institute of Toronto; Certificate in Business Management from the Supply Chain Management Association of Canada; and has both designations as a Qualified Arbitrator and as a Project Management Professional.
Outside of RGM, Andrea supports her community as a volunteer Build Crew Member with Habitat for Humanity, and as a Board Chair on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Training Institute. Andrea is thoroughly engaged in her work that supports the betterment of building safe, strong and sustainable communities through ethical procurement.
Vice President, Principal Consultant
Doreen Wong, B.A., B.Comm., LL.B, CRIO, PMP is the Vice President, Principal Consultant of Robinson Global Management Inc. (RGM). Leveraging over 30 years’ business and legal experience, in both public and private sectors, Doreen is responsible for RGM’s services delivery, quality control, risk management, privacy, and client relationship management. Immediately prior to joining the RGM family as Vice President, Doreen provided senior consulting services with a major construction and management consulting firm, HKA Global (Canada), Inc. (formerly Knowles Canada).
For her public sector and broader public sector clients, Doreen has led significant, high-profile, complex and sensitive transaction advisory, procurement specialist, vendor/contract management, and fairness assignments, focusing on infrastructure, energy and I&IT procurements, administering Public Private Partnership (P3/PPP), Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) and alternative delivery models (DB+), design competitions, as well as traditional procurement models, valued between $200M and $2B CAD.
Her projects have included jails, courthouses, large I&IT solutions, biosolids management, energy development and planning, transit, and healthcare facilities and systems. For her private sector clients, Doreen has delivered both RFP proposal development support services, as well as bid dispute review services, leveraging her extensive procurement experience, legal practice experience in commercial transactions and I&IT, and her executive business experience in procurement, and I&IT contracts negotiations and training. For both her public and private sector clients, Doreen has developed and led training on best practices in procurement and fairness, bid support and climate-resilient procurement practices and strategies.
Doreen’s public sector career experience includes her role as Vice President, leading the Project Procurement team at Infrastructure Ontario. In this role, she provided senior leadership in the execution and delivery of procurement activities in all phases of the P3/PPP procurement portfolio for the Province of Ontario, as well as in the development of procurement templates and documents, evaluation frameworks, policies and procedures, and vendors of records.
Doreen’s private sector legal experience includes her practice in both Commercial Transactions at both a major law firm, as well as well as her practice in Commercial Transactions (Real Estate Development, Financing and Leasing) and Commercial Real Estate/I&IT as in-house counsel at a major financial institution. On the business side, Doreen held a senior business role at a major financial institution, leading procurement, strategic sourcing, contracts negotiation, management, and training delivery, with a specific focus on I&IT acquisitions.
Doreen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto, and a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Master of Business Administration Candidate) from the University of Windsor. She also holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Windsor and is a lawyer in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario. In addition to holding a Project Management Professional (PMP) designation, Doreen holds a Climate-Resilient Infrastructure Officer (CRIO) designation which supports Doreen’s keen interest in the development of sustainable and climate-resilient infrastructure. Doreen was among the first global cohort of P3/PPP practitioners selected to participate in the Global Center on Adaptation’s 1st edition of the Masterclass on Climate-Resilient Public-Private Partnerships, focused on integrating climate adaptation and resilience into infrastructure P3s/PPPs.
Doreen is a volunteer with Evergreen Foundation (Evergreen), a Canadian charity aiming to find urban development solutions, and has supported multiple Evergreen and Future Cities Canada events.
Senior Manager, Principal Consultant
Don Solomon, B.A., Cert. Arch. Tech., is a Senior Manager, Principal Consultant at Robinson Global Management Inc. (RGM). Don is responsible for managing and delivering mandates for public and private-sector clients. He strategically advises clients engaging in complex procurements and contract disputes in the infrastructure, and energy industries, administering Public Private Partnership (P3/PPP) models, Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), alternative models (DB+), design competitions, and traditional models of procurement, valued between $10M-$2B.
Before joining RGM, Don provided construction claims and procurement consulting services with a major construction and management consulting firm, HKA Global (Canada), Inc. (formerly Knowles Canada). In addition to preparing construction claims for delay, disruption, and defective work, he has provided support to sureties on default claims as well as developing procurement documentation and providing procurement advice on large, sensitive, and complex procurements in the civil and social infrastructure as well as the I&IT sectors.
Don has supported projects using various models of project delivery, including design-bid-build, design-build, construction manager at risk and integrated project delivery. Don has also advised on competitions for concessions to deliver services on public lands as well as to develop public real estate assets. His projects include water and wastewater treatment plants, transit, highways and bridges, courthouses, hospitals, educational and recreational facilities as well as military infrastructure.
Before transitioning to consulting, Don was a construction coordinator and construction project manager.
Don holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Western University and a Certificate in Architectural Technology from Toronto Metropolitan University.
Don volunteers as a churchwarden, where he is responsible for property management and current construction projects.