Robert Easton – Advisor and Investment Committee Member

Dr. Robert Easton is a former Partner of Carlyle, the global alternative asset management company. During his 19 years at the firm he performed a number of roles as an investment professional, leading investment teams and funds in buyout and technology investing, while serving on multiple portfolio company boards.
Robert is a past Chairman of the British Venture Capital Association and a serial investor in technology driven, small and start-up businesses. He is an Investment Committee member and Investor with Oxx, a B2B SAAS growth capital fund.
Robert has had a variety of engagements in the higher education sector at both Imperial College and Oxford University, where he was a Pro-Vice-Chancellor and currently sits on a number of University boards and committees. He is also a Trustee of Cancer Research UK, a Fellow of the British Heart Foundation and a Trustee of the Young Vic Theatre. Philanthropically, he funds causes in science, sport, music, higher education, conservation and sub-Saharan Africa.