Robert joined American Express in December 2000. His first role at Amex was with American Express Consulting, where he helped clients implement innovative solutions, particularly in air and hotel procurement. Robert was promoted to lead the American Express Consulting team in Asia Pacific in 2004 after receiving the American Express President’s Club Award in 2002 and 2003.
In July 2006, Robert moved to Singapore to take up the role of Head of Account Development ASEAN in the Global Commercial Card group, where he led a team responsible for managing Commercial Card accounts in Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines.
In March 2009, he was promoted to the position of Vice President in the Business Travel group. Over the next 4 years, he assumed additional responsibilities for the Advisory Services Group and Multi-National Sales. In June 2013, Robert was appointed to Global Head of the Mining and Energy team within the newly created Global Client Group, and helped secure significant new business
In October 2015, he accepted a position as Vice President, Global Client Group in the GMS & Loyalty organization and remains in this role today.
Robert holds a Bachelor of Economics/Accounting degree from the University of Sydney and has an MBA with Honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.