External Relations Director
Rob is originally from South Africa and is passionate about the role of education in alleviating poverty. After 15 years in the private sector, Rob was inspired to pursue a career in international development and impact investing, and in August 2015 he joined the Global Business Coalition for Education as their External Relations Director. GBC-Education’s mission is to bring the business community together to accelerate progress in delivering quality education for all of the world’s children and youth. Prior to joining GBC-Education, Rob led Procter & Gamble’s Global Top 600 Cities Project, and was the finance lead for P&G’s Global Distributor Operations and Global High Frequency Stores Channel. Rob has a Master of Public Administration degree from Columbia University’s School of International & Public Affairs, and a Bachelor of Business Science degree from the University of Cape Town.