Robert Wickson earned a double major Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and history from the University of Victoria in 1983. In 2007, Mr. Wickson began testifying in the BC Supreme Court as an economic expert.
Mr. Wickson has been an active member of the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce since 1990, holding the positions of Chair of the Environment and Transportation Committees, President (2000). In 2001 he joined the Board of the BC Chamber of Commerce as the Director for District 2 Member Chambers for South Vancouver Island (2001-2002), and he became an Executive Member (2004). He was the 2006/2007 Chair of the BC Chamber.
Mr. Wickson’s previous positions include Chair of the City of Victoria’s Transportation Advisory Committee, Director of the Victoria Green Challenge Society (publisher of the Environew s), Director of Smart Growth BC, Treasurer of the Spectrum Job Search Centre, and President of IslandTransformations.org. He is currently President of the Greater Victoria Bike to Work Society, President of the Gorge Tillicum Community Association, a Director of the Northwest Wildlife Preservation Society, Director of Capital Bike and Walk, and a Director of Islandtransformations.org