Robin is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Farient Advisors,a compensation and performance advisory firm that provides compensation and performance advisory services to public and private companies. Robin currently serves on the boards of Trupanion, a public company, Oaktree Capital Funds, and Enlight, a software company. Previously, Robin was President of the Human Capital business of Mercer, Chairman of the U.S. West Region for Mercer’s parent company, Marsh & McLennan Companies, and President and Chairman of SCA Consulting, a firm she co-founded in 1985 and sold to Mercer in 2001.
She is the author of the book entitled, “Fair Pay Fair Play: Aligning Executive Performance and Pay.”, She is a regular contributor to Forbes.com and Directorship Magazine, and frequent presenter for the Council of Institutional Investors, Society for Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), and The Conference Board.
For the past seven years, Robin has been named to the NACD Directorship 100, the prestigious list of the most influential people in corporate governance and the boardroom. In 2014, Robin was selected as one of EY’s Entrepreneurial Winning Women, a competition that annually recognizes female entrepreneurs.
She received her MBA degree from the Harvard Business School, where she was a Baker Scholar and a B.A. summa cum laude in Management Science and Economics from Duke University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.