Robert Piasentin is director, general counsel, corporate secretary, privacy officer at Sierra Systems Group Inc.
Robert brings a broad range of strategic business leadership experience with extensive senior level experience in law, governance, negotiation and consulting.
He began his career as a lawyer with Borden Ladner Gervais/Ladner Downs in Vancouver practicing corporate and commercial law in the Intellectual Property and Technology practice group. He then worked for several years in London, England as senior counsel to one of the largest sports retailers and brand owners in Europe. Upon his return to Canada, Robert became in-house counsel for Sierra Systems Group Inc., one of the largest Canadian IT consultancy firms in Canada. Robert has since progressed within Sierra Systems to become the general counsel, corporate secretary and privacy officer of the company, as well as one of three Directors of the company.
Robert is a founding member and Board member of the Association of Corporate Counsel – BC Chapter where he was the first president. He graduated from the University of British Columbia with a BA in Political Science, the University of Toronto Faculty of Law with an LLB, and the University of London, Queen Mary and Westfield College (England) with an LLM. He is a member of the bars of both British Columbia and England and Wales.