Robert is a Director and Portfolio Manager in the Multi-Asset team providing macro strategy input to a range of investment portfolios. Robert joined Columbia Threadneedle through the acquisition of BMO GAM (EMEA) in 2021, having previously been with BMO since October 2013. Before joining the group he worked for GLC’s Global Macro programme for six years. Prior to this he was at Deutsche Asset Management as a securities analyst. Robert has an honours degree in Business and Financial Economics from the University of Leeds and has a Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF).