Robert joined Strata at the start of 2009 and became Managing Partner in 2014. Robert focuses primarily on the software, IT services & e-commerce sectors. At Strata, he has advised companies such as Amadeus IT Group, Aurix, Fits.me, Luxoft, Oxatis, Quintel, Sage, thetrainline.com, VitalFields, Warburg Pincus and WorldOne on buy side transactions, sell side transactions, disposals and capital raises.
Prior to Strata, from 1996 to 2008, Robert acted on a variety of buy side and sell side M&A transactions, LBOs, privatisations, and IPOs and other equity capital markets transactions at Barclays de Zoete Wedd, Robert Fleming & Co, Dresdner Kleinwort and Credit Suisse. During that time, his technology clients included Amadeus IT Group, Electronic Data Systems, Hellman & Friedman, Misys, PayPoint, Robert Bosch, Staffware and Vista Equity.
Robert studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at Oxford University. He speaks English, French and German and has lived and worked in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, the UK and the US.