Sean Robertson

Performance Consultant - Strategy

Sean Robertson is a Performance Consultant with GENYX since 2019. He is a close advisor to CEOs, business unit and function heads, and other senior decision makers. He applies systems thinking and facilitation techniques to solve challenges in growth, strategy, integration, engagement, and alignment in global organizations. He has lived and worked in the United States and Canada.

Holding both an HBSc and MSc in synthetic and materials chemistry, Sean has had roles in scientific research and business development during his early career in health, software, big data analytics, and technology companies. His published academic research includes polymers, energy storage, and semiconductors.

Sean led polymer and adhesives research and device prototype testing for wearable medical devices (RTHM, acquired), and was responsible for business development of pilot contracts with multinational pharmaceutical companies to apply predictive analysis to Alzheimer’s disease (Cogniciti, a Baycrest Health Sciences and MaRS Innovation company) with multinational pharmaceutical companies, identifying and recruiting research volunteers for clinical trials including Biogen’s breakthrough Alzheimer’s therapy, aducanumab.

Sean spent 2 years at Syntegrity (an RTI International Company), where he deployed systems thinking and management cybernetics to existential, emergent, and ‘VUCA’ challenges at the C-level and on blockbuster products in the life sciences and pharmaceutical sectors, including projects on the North American opioid crisis, and pro-bono work to accelerate gender parity at senior levels of the healthcare industry.

Sean performs consulting for GENYX in the Environment, Financial Services, and Healthcare sectors. Sean’s recent client work includes Bee’ah Group, Emirates Islamic Bank, MSD Takeda, and Viatris as well as the charitable organization Gulf for Good.