Born in 1964 in the USA, Robert received a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Banking from North Texas University. Prior to working for Raiffeisen International, he acquired many years of diverse banking experience in locations ranging from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, to Moldova, Estonia, Lithuania, and Latvia. Robert joined the Raiffeisen Bank Poland, in charge of SME crediting. Before joining Raiffeisen Bank Aval, Robert also worked at Raiffeisen International in Vienna for two years as head of SME Risk Management for the 15-bank Raiffeisen International Network.
From October 2005 to August 2007, Robert headed the SME business in Raiffeisen Bank Aval. In September 2007, he was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Board, responsible for retail business development and the servicing of SME customers. Robert is also responsible for Operations and IT at the bank and is recognized as one of the top bankers in Ukraine
Robert is married and has 1 daughter.