Rob Tiffin has over 40 years of experience in senior administrative positions at The University of Western Ontario, Brock University and York University where he served as the Vice-President Student Affairs prior to his retirement in 2012. In this role Rob led a team of professionals that provided academic and co-curricular support services to 55,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Rob has served on the Boards of Governors and Academic Senates of four universities as well as on the executive of several provincial, national and international professional organizations. He has an in-depth understanding of educational policies, standards and practices in a variety of international educational jurisdictions. Rob has a comprehensive understanding of governance and financial management in the non-profit sector, the role of government relations, fund raising, complex funding models, strategic planning as well as the establishment and monitoring of measureable performance standards in a service oriented environment.
Rob continues to maintain a private consulting practice engaging with colleges, universities, government agencies and the private sector. He has continued his commitment to enhancing post-secondary educational opportunities for students with disabilities by serving as the inaugural President of the Tamara Gordon Foundation.