Robert joined Capricorn in 2011 and is responsible for overall strategy and management of the group, and specifically for private equity investment activities. Prior to joining Capricorn he was the European Head of the Wealth Management business of Investec and had been with the Investec Group since 1994. Robert held a number of roles across the Trade Finance and Corporate Finance divisions, encompassing client acquisition, deal origination/structuring, risk management and various business management positions including joint head of the Private Bank in Cape Town. He was transferred to Investec’s London office in October 2005 from Geneva, where he was responsible for integrating Investec's newly acquired Trust operations into the wider Investec Group. Robert has an accounting qualification as well as a law degree from the University of Cape Town as well as a postgraduate qualification in Treasury Management from UNISA (with distinction).