Robin is a Managing Director of Riverstone, a $34 billion AUM energy private equity firm where he is a senior member of the global renewable energy and oilfield services verticals.
Prior to joining Riverstone in 2007, Robin was the founder of Commodity Optimization Ventures Ltd., a business providing advice to clients in the private equity industry, including Texas Pacific Group. Before the founding of his business, Robin served for over 17 years in various positions with subsidiaries and affiliates of BP plc, one of the world’s largest energy firms. Robin has served as Vice President of European Business Optimization at Innovene, BP’s olefins and derivatives subsidiary, held a number of senior level positions in BP’s Petrochemicals segment, and held various positions in the BP’s Upstream segment in the United Kingdom, Australia, and Venezuela.
Robin currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Cuadrilla, Enviva, Origo, Patagonia, Proserv Group, ReEnergy and Velocita, and previously was the Chairman of the Board of Seajacks. Robin holds a degree in Biochemistry from Oxford University and a Sloan Master’s of Science in Management from Stanford University.