Robert is a Managing Partner of Enterprise Investors, a leading private equity fund management company in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). EI has raised nine funds totaling €2.5 billion, invested in 140 companies in the CEE region, and exited more than 125 companies, including over 30 public market listings. Having joined Enterprise Investors at the firm’s start in 1990, Robert is one of the longest-active professionals in CEE private equity, with 28 years of investment experience.
Robert was the founding President of the Polish Private Equity Association (PSIK), established in 2002, and has served on PSIK’s board for 14 of the past 16 years. He currently also heads the PSIK Philanthropy Committee and is a board member of the Valores Foundation, Poland’s first venture philanthropy fund. Robert is also Chairman of the Central and Eastern Europe Task Force of Invest Europe since 2003.
Prior to joining Enterprise Investors, Robert worked with Dillon, Read & Co., an investment bank based in New York, in its M&A advisory business.
Robert graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, summa cum laude, with a degree in Finance and Management of Entrepreneurship.
Previously attended as speaker on the following Portfolio conferences: