Robert D. Watt
Robert D. Watt studied at UBC and Carleton University before working in the Public Archives of Canada, Capilano College, and as the City Archivist for the City of Vancouver. In 1973 he joined the Centennial Museum (now known as the Museum of Vancouver) as the Curator of History, and in 1980 was appointed Director of the Museum. In 1988 Mr. Watt was appointed the first Chief Herald of Canada, and upon his retirement in 2007 was appointed Rideau Herald Emeritus. His honours and awards include the 125th Canadian Confederation Medal, the Queen’s Golden and Diamond Jubilee medals, and investiture into the Royal Victorian Order.