Having started his career as a lawyer on Wall Street, Robert has been investing capital into and building early stage businesses in emerging and frontier markets for over 20 years.
From 1999 to 2002, during the first dot-com boom and bust, he worked in the technology industry in the UK managing firstly family office money and then the venture business of a UK LSE traded company.
In 2002, he co-founded a UK FSA regulated asset management business which ultimately became Duet Private Equity Limited (). DPEL currently manages in excess of $2 billion of institutional money across a number of emerging market funds.
He is a currently CIO of Xpdite Capital Partners, a Director of Bangkok Venture Club and is active in the startup community in South East Asia as an angel investor, advisor and mentor.