Staff Profiles

Mike Robbins, M.B.A.

Chief of Staff

Mike Robbins joined the Allen Institute in October 2019 and is responsible for a wide range of complex planning and evaluation activities. Robbins has over 20 years of experience leading teams, driving strategic initiatives and supporting executives. Prior to joining the Institute, Robbins was the chief of staff for the Texas A&M University Health Science Center.  Robbins’ previous roles include serving as a U.S. Air Force officer, a chief of staff at World Vision, and a senior business manager at Microsoft. Robbins received his MBA from Chapman University in California and subsequently completed a Fellowship at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.