Robert Ross-Edwards

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Qualifications

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Financial Management)

Qualified as member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia &
New Zealand

Locations

Sydney, London, Los Angeles, Auckland, Coolum


Notable Experience

Managing Director, CEO & Marketing Director

Allergan New Zealand | Allergan Australasia | Oldfields Scaffolding Pty Ltd

Chief Financial Officer

Allergan Australia | Allergan UK | Allomak Ltd (ASX Listed) | Bulk Handling Australia Pty Ltd | Corum Ltd (ASX listed) | Solaft Pty Ltd | Nitro Drilling Pty Ltd | Aboutlife Pty Ltd

Founded & Co-Founded

Pluto-AJI Pty Ltd | Furniture Australia Pty Ltd | Alphasafe Pty Ltd

Investee Companies of Private Equity Firms

Bridgeport Capital | New South Capital | Westpac Private Equity | ANZ Private Equity | NAB Private Equity

Company Secretary

Nitro Drilling Pty Ltd | Aboutlife Pty Ltd


Biography

Rob has over 30 years of commercial experience developed in CFO and other senior executive roles in the food, hire & rental, pharmaceutical, optical, office fit out, mining industries and retail wholefoods in Australia, United Kingdom, United States and New Zealand.

Rob has extensive experience in strategy, planning, due diligence work, expert reports, business appraisal, corporate restructuring and company acquisitions. He has a proven track record in fund raising from venture capital, private equity and financial institutions having successfully raised over $20 million in seed and venture capital.

Business development skills combined with experience in sales, marketing, logistics, distribution, manufacturing and product development give Rob the expertise to manage a wide variety of projects across a broad spectrum of industries. He is a team player, developing strategic and operational plans, and leads the effective implementation of those plans through motivated teams.