Robin works in Market Development, Risk and RegTech at Refinitiv. He began his career in Silicon Valley in various startups within the compliance space. After six years, Robin moved to Wall Street to work in the hedge fund industry for four years, covering technology companies as a trader, research analayst and portfolio manager.
Following three years in the compliance education industry, Robin launched The Governance Risk AML Compliance Ethics Foundation (GRACE), an edtech/regtech firm that was subsequently acquired by Singapore law firm RHTLaw Taylor-Wessing. Robin then helped develop and launch Datarama, a regtech startup that specializes in digitally enhanced due diligence, and Inzsure, a B2B insurtech firm.
Robin has an MBA from Santa Clara University and an undergraduate degree in Mathematics, Computer Science and Management from King’s College London. He has also attained the Diploma in Compliance, the Diploma in Anti-Money Laundering and the Certificate in Financial Crime Prevention from the International Compliance Association, the Singapore Real Estate Salesperson’s Exam, Business Chinese from the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and additional qualifications in Design Thinking, User Experience and Cryptocurrencies.
Robin is a Wing Chun Kung-fu practioner, an avid runner, a professional songwriter, and a registered actor with the Screen Actors Guild.
He currently resides in Singapore and is married with a daughter and son.