First joining the Coffee Planet team in 2007, Robert has championed Coffee Planet’s expansion into the foodservice and retail divisions, as well as successfully developing the brand’s 360 degree solutions to coffee ethos and becoming the largest roaster in the UAE, within his role as Managing Director.
With the primary objectives of helping more people experience the finest global Arabica coffee, Robert is responsible for overseeing the continued development of Coffee Planet’s GCC and wider Asia operations, as well as driving the brand’s international expansion into markets including the UK.
Prior to joining Coffee Planet, Robert worked closely with several small businesses in management positions, whilst studying for his business postgraduate at Cardiff Business School, Wales.
Robert graduated with honours in Computer Science from Kingston University, UK in 2005. As part of his degree, he studied at Harvard University, USA and spent a year in London working for a specialised IT company.