Crowdfunding and crowdsourcing offer the opportunity to connect our social relations with our economic decision-making. This has the potential to positively transform the communities we live in.
Robert teaches the New Venture Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions courses in the MBA programme at the Cambridge Judge Business School. His team completed the most comprehensive research to date on crowdfunding, peer-to-peer lending and other forms of alternative finance in Europe in November 2014.
His professional career spans 30 years advising and investing in small and medium-sized businesses in North America, Europe and Asia. He currently serves as a director of Asia Broadcast Satellite, a Hong Kong-based satellite operator, and Clarity Health Services, a US-based health care services provider. Previously he spent 10 years as European Managing Director for the Anschutz Investment Company, the investment subsidiary of the Anschutz Corporation, which is one of the largest privately owned companies in the United States. He began his career in the Brand Management Group at Procter & Gamble Canada.