Robin is the Chairman of Lonsa Group Limited. Robin is also the former Chairman of the National Social Security Authority of Zimbabwe and First Mutual Wealth (Private) Limited, institutions with over US$2.2billion and US$350-million of assets under management respectively.
A professionally-qualified and experienced Investment Banker, Robin is Fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the UK Chartered Securities Institute. Robin was appointed to the ICAEW Member’s Advisory Board for Africa in 2016.
Robin was named the Megafeast Business Leader of the Year in Zimbabwe in 2017.
Robin is also a member of the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa and was past Patron of the African Institute of Petroleum. Robin is a former appointed consultant to the World Bank, IFC and Sanlam Investment Managers in Swaziland.
Robin founded and led a Johannesburg and London Stock Exchange listed entity; co-founded two separate UK equity investment funds and worked for top- tier bulge bracket financial institutions in the City of London as a senior private equity/investment banking executive for more than 20 years.
He has a proven track record of leading and closing corporate and investment related transactions in Sub-Saharan Africa and the City of London.
Robin has been instrumental in power, energy and Oil and Gas projects in Zimbabwe, Uganda, South Africa, DRC, Malawi, Egypt and Nigeria.
Robin has held numerous directorships including of Create Ventures Limited, NSSA, Sac Oil Holdings Limited, First Mutual Holdings Limited, First Banking Corporation Holdings Limited, and Lonsa Group Limited.
Robin has an Honours degree in Economics and Accounting from Bristol University.