Project Description

Robert Easton – Advisor and Investment Committee Member

Dr. Robert Easton is currently the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Development and External Affairs) of Oxford University.

Robert was previously a Partner and Senior Advisor at The Carlyle Group and was a member of the Investment Screening Committee of the Carlyle Cardinal Ireland Fund.

Robert performed multiple roles at Carlyle including running the buyout team in the UK and serving as Co-Head of Carlyle Europe Technology Partners. Across his 19 years at Carlyle, he served on portfolio company boards in many different sectors and geographies.

Robert is a senior advisor and investor at OXX (previously known as Amadeus growth capital). Dr Easton is a past Chairman of the British Venture Capital Association, a founding Director of the Walker Guidelines Monitoring Group for private equity disclosure and a past member of the Advisory Board of the Business School at Imperial College London.

Robert has a DPhil in Chemistry from Oxford University and a BSc in Chemistry from Imperial College London.