Benelux / Private Equity
Robert joined 3i in 2005 as a Partner and is based in 3i's Benelux office. As former head of 3i's global Consumer sector, he remains an active member of the sector team. Robert has also led 3i's efforts into developing and executing digital strategies for 3i itself and its portfolio companies.
He has been involved in, amongst others, Action, nexeye (formerly Hans Anders), BoConcept, Basic-Fit, KINOLT (formerly Euro-Diesel), Amor, ABX Logistics, Azelis, Aviapartner, Hyva, Havea, Christ and VNU Media. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Action.
Prior to joining 3i, Robert was a Partner at Permira and before that worked in private equity related finance areas at Salomon Smith Barney (now Citigroup) in London, Citibank in London and Chase Manhattan Bank (now JP Morgan) in New York.
He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, a degree in Business Administration for the University of Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium), and a Law degree from the University of Louvain (Leuven, Belgium).