Lunch with Leaders: Curtis Robinhold of the Port of Portland
Thursday, October 19 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
200 SW Market St. - Lobby Conference Room Members: online $20 | at the door $25
This is a members-only event. Pre-registration is required.
Register now Join fellow Alliance members for an informal discussion with Curtis Robinhold, executive director of the Port of Portland. Lunch will be provided. Please bring your questions and comments; audience participation is encouraged at all Lunch with Leaders events.
Curtis Robinhold became the executive director of the Port of Portland (Port) on July 1, 2017. He joined the Port as deputy executive director in February 2014. The Port, governed by a nine-member Commission appointed by the Governor, consists of four marine terminals, two general aviation airports and Portland International Airport (PDX). Prior to joining the Port, Robinhold was chief of staff to Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, where he oversaw the Governor’s policy agenda, staff and policy advisors. Before joining the Governor’s team, Robinhold was CEO of an energy efficiency finance company in Portland, Oregon. Until 2010, Robinhold was managing director of BP Alternative Energy’s global gas-fired power business. He had financial and operational accountability for over 3500 MW of generating capacity and served on the board of several subsidiary companies. At BP, Robinhold also served in commercial and finance roles in the wind and gas-fired power business in Europe and Asia. He was instrumental in developing the strategy for the Alternative Energy unit within BP, as well as subsequent growth in renewable energy business in new markets such as India and China.