With a degree in Commerce (Finance) from the University of Manitoba, Rob has 35 years of experience in financial services and capital markets, primarily in foreign exchange and interest rate trading.
Rob is currently leading his own consulting business, Wittmann Consulting. He is Past President and CEO of Jameson Bank, and a founding partner of Knightsbridge Foreign Exchange Inc. Rob has previously held the position of Senior Vice President of Commercial Foreign Exchange at Travelex Americas, and Managing Director, Global Foreign Exchange Sales and Trading at RBC Capital Markets for over 15 years. He is past president of The Financial Markets Association, past member of the Canadian Foreign Exchange Committee, and former Chair of The Canadian Committee for Professionalism.
Rob has been Board Chair since 2014 and has also chaired several Board committees since then. This year he will lead a newly created Strategy Committee that will provide guidance and oversight of the next strategic plan for HTS. Rob and his wife Donna have four children, three of whom have graduated from HTS as “lifers,” and one who is currently attending the school. Rob enjoys cottage life, travel, and keeping active.