Robert became a partner with Ecovis Wingrave Yeats in 2003 and specialises in the provision of financial management outsourcing to a range of international and UK based clients. Robert’s client portfolio at Ecovis Wingrave Yeats includes the full range of capital markets clients. He also has a number of long standing international clients with pan-European operations, notably within the hospitality sector.
Robert is currently the elected Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Ecovis International.
He previously spent 11 years with PwC where he played a senior role in providing audit and accounting services to a portfolio of global businesses across a range of business sectors and industries. He also built up a portfolio of overseas banking clients in the UK, largely from developing markets.
While at PwC Robert also played a significant role in developing the firm’s practices in Central and Eastern Europe and was seconded to the region for a 5 year period. His responsibilities included the co-ordination and management of international assignments (including a number of privatisation initiatives within major industry sectors), the implementation of global procedures and risk management initiatives, staff training and development. He also led a prestigious assignment to convert Bulgarian accounting standards and banking regulations to international best practice.
Robert qualified as a chartered accountant in 1989 with a four-partner firm in Dublin.
Specialties: Accounting and reporting, UK GAAP and IFRS, Banking and Capital Markets; support to UK inbound investors, particularly from the US, in establishing their operations and in maintaining an outsourced finance function to support their business development.