Associate, Centre for Sustainable Development, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver
Robert Boutilier is a social psychologist who specializes in strategies for gaining and maintaining a social license. He has conducted strategy development research and workshops on stakeholder engagement and community relations in over 20 countries and has measured the social license of over 50 mining and infrastructure projects. Robert is currently working on using artificial intelligence to measure the social licence from social media data. He has published four books and over a dozen scholarly articles and book chapters on topics in issues management, socioeconomic development, social psychology, and stakeholder relations. Robert is an associate of the Centre for Sustainable Development at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, and lives in Cuernavaca, Mexico.