Robert has 18 years of experience investing in infrastructure globally. Robert joined Hermes Infrastructure in 2016 as Partner responsible for originating and executing new investments and managing existing portfolio companies on behalf of Hermes Infrastructure clients. He sits on the IIC. He joined from the CPP Investment Board (‘CPPIB’) where he worked for nine years in both Toronto and London. As a member of the infrastructure investments team at CPPIB, Robert was responsible for executing large-scale direct infrastructure investments in multiple jurisdictions and acted as a Board Director of major infrastructure companies in Europe and Australia, including as a Director of Associated British Ports. Robert's early career was in civil engineering in the UK and New Zealand. He holds a Masters of Business Administration from Queen's University in Canada and a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand.