Robin Saunders is Managing Partner of Clearbrook Capital Partners LLP, a private investment and advisory group focused on growth companies across a variety of sectors including business services, real estate, equipment finance, hotels, oil and gas, water, power, financial services and asset management, based in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and North America.
Prior to founding Clearbrook, Robin was a leading corporate banker specialising in securitisation and principal finance. From September 1998 to December 2003, she was Managing Director of the Principal Finance Group and the agency Asset Securitisation group at WestLB AG. Her WestLB transactions included the purchase, finance and/or refinancing of Formula One, Wembley Stadium, Odeon Cinemas, Telecom Italia, MidKent Water and Pubmaster among others.
Before joining WestLB, Robin held various management positions at Deutsche Bank AG, Chase Manhattan Bank and Citigroup in London following a position at the Northern Trust Company in Chicago. She has served on numerous boards including Formula One Holdings, the holding company of FOA which exclusively held the commercial rights to exploit Formula One Grand Prix races; Pubmistress Ltd, parent company of Pubmaster group, owner of approximately 3,200 UK based pubs; BHS Group Limited, a 170 store UK retailer; Swan Capital Group Ltd (formerly Mid Kent Holdings), a UK water utility; Whyte and Mackay Group Ltd, the Scotch whisky company; Odeon (Cinemas); The Office of the Rail Regulator; Hawk Group, pan-European finance company; and, Harbourmaster Capital (Holdings) Ltd, a top-ranked European Debt Asset Management Company and Sadler’s Wells Theatre.
Robin is an enthusiastic supporter of numerous arts organisations in the United Kingdom.
Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation
Saïd Business School
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