Keith Robinson

Keith Robinson has been a principal consultant with GeoPacific since 2008. Growing up in North Vancouver, Keith went on to receive a Bachelor of Applied Science in Civil Engineering from the University of British Columbia in 1962.  Upon graduating from UBC he continued his education at the University of Illinois (on scholarship) receiving a Master of Applied Science in Geotechnical Engineering in 1964. Currently Keith is a registered professional engineer in British Columbia.

Keith has enjoyed a professional practice over the past fifty years in Seattle, San Francisco, South Africa and in Vancouver. With experience at a number of firms including Shannon & Wilson, Dames & Moore, BC Hydro, and his own firm, Keith brings a tremendous wealth of management and engineering experience to our clients. Keith established the Vancouver office for Dames and Moore in 1973 and later became a partner in 1977. He formed Robinson, Dames & Moore in 1980 and later merged with SRK in 1988. As president of SRK-Robinson, Keith oversaw three US offices and a local office where the company was heavily involved in the mining industry. After leaving SRK in 1998, Keith went on to consult with Jaques Whitford and EBA before joining GeoPacific in 2008.  Keith was the senior geotechnical design engineer for the Canada Line project.

Keith specializes in dam stability, soft soil engineering and seismic risk. He even had the opportunity to review the conditions in Alaska following the catastrophic earthquake of 1964