Rob is a Managing Partner at the Environmental Technologies Fund since early 2010. Rob joined ETF from Vertex Venture Capital, one of the oldest and most prestigious early stage investment funds headquartered out of Asia. For 8 years, he has led Vertex's European operations, where he drove investments in the UK, Ireland, Scandinavia, Germany and France. He was also a partner in Vertex Israel, and recently headed the firm's North American operations. Prior to Vertex, Rob was a Managing Director of JP Morgan, which acquired his predecessor firm Hambrect & Quist. He has invested in a number of successful European and North American high growth technology companies, and has a strong track record of success.
Earlier in his career, Rob worked as a consultant for Bain & Company in San Francisco, where he focused on the telecommunications industry. Prior to receiving his MBA, he worked for Morgan Stanley in both New York and Hong Kong, as a member of the corporate restructuring group.