Dave is an exploration geologist who started his career working for Canadian Hunter Exploration. He later co-founded private junior oil and gas exploration company, Temple Exploration. He currently serves as VP and Chief Geologist for Cequence Energy.

He is a member of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists, The American Association of Petroleum Geologists and The Association of Professional Engineers Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta and the Society of Petroleum Engineers. He has volunteered with Junior Achievement, amongst other community initiatives and nonprofits supporting young learners. Mr. Robinson also serves as Chairman of the Connect Charter School Society Board.