Considered a leading figure in UK green industry, Robert has spent over 25 years in technology and finance with the last 10 focussed on cleantech. He heads up Greenbackers, specialists in growth capital for low carbon, cleantech and climate change companies.
Prior to Greenbackers, Robert Chaired ecoConnect, a green industry business network, was Founder of The Cleantech Innovate Showcase and held senior management positions at ABB, Worldcom, GEC-Marconi plc, Netstore plc and McAfee (now Intel Security)
Robert serves as Independent Director at Aether Limited – an international Greenhouse Gas Consultancy, is on the Main Board of Directors at Our Power Community Benefit Society – an Energy Services Company (ESCO) and is a Technology Assessor for Innovate UK. He is also a member of The Environmental Industries Commission and PRASEG (The Westminster All Party Parliamentary Renewable and Sustainable Energy Group).