Robert is a venture capital and private equity investor. He is currently Director of Technology Ventures at Imperial Innovations, where he focuses on investments in the hardware and materials sectors. He serves on the boards of CCS, GKN-Evo eDrive Systems, Impression Technologies, Plaxica, Drayson Wireless, Sub Salt Solutions and Oxford Biotrans.
Prior to joining Imperial Innovations, he was Director in the technology investment team at Nomura International plc, where he led investments in the communications and electronics sectors. Earlier in his career, he worked in Japan for Pioneer Electronics, both in R&D and in establishing the company’s first UK manufacturing facility.
Robert holds an Electrical Sciences degree from the University of Cambridge and an MBA from Insead.