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Robin Saunders

Co-Founder, Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer

Clearbrook Capital Partners LLP

London, UK

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Biography

Robin Saunders is Co-Founder, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Clearbrook Capital Partners. Clearbrook is a private investment and advisory group that focuses on growth companies across a variety of sectors operating in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and North America. Robin has led over $30 billion of transactions across 15 countries.

Prior to founding Clearbrook, Robin was a leading corporate banker specialising in securitisation and principal finance. From 1998 to 2004, 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 refinancing of Formula One, Wembley Stadium, Odeon Cinemas, Telecom Italia, MidKent Water and Pubmaster among others.

Robin is a Visiting Fellow at the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford. She is also a Governor of the British Film Institute and an enthusiastic supporter of education and the arts, both in the UK and the USA.

Robin Saunders’ Background

Clearbrook Capital Partners LLP
Co-Founder, Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer
2004 - Present
London, UK
Robin is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Clearbrook Capital Partners, a private investment firm specialising in growth companies engaged in Financial Services, business services and property sectors. Clearbrook has investments in asset management, specialty finance banks, infrastructure finance and property backed operating companies across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the US.
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WestLB
Managing Director, Asset Securitisation & Head of Global Principal Finance Group
1998 - 2004
London, UK
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Other Business Interests

Mentore
Mentor
Jan 2000 - Present
London, UK
Robin has acted as mentor to the CEO of BT Ireland through Mentore, a bespoke mentoring service designed to enable businesses to develop their most talented people by placing them with senior mentors.
Serpentine Galleries
Council Member
Jan 2000 - Present
London, UK
The Serpentine Galleries are two contemporary art galleries in Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, Central London. Admission to the galleries is free.

Current Board Positions

Rambert
Chair of Development Board
Dec 2019 - Present
Rambert is a leading British dance company, formed at the start of the 20th century.
British Film Institute
Board Governor
May 2018 - Present
London, UK
The appointment of Governors to the Board of the BFI is made by the UK's Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. The BFI is the UK’s lead organisation for film, television and the moving image.
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Previous Board Positions

Office of Rail and Road
Board Member
London, UK
Previously known as The Office of the Rail Regulator UK, The Office of Rail and Road is a non-ministerial department that monitors the safety and regulation of railways across Britain.
Formula One Holdings
Board Member
Formula One Holdings is the former holding company of the Formula One Administration that holds exclusive commercial rights to Formula One Grand Prix races.
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Philanthropy

The Oxford Foundry
Mentor
Robin is an Oxford Foundry mentor. OXFO was set up in 2017 by Oxford University’s Said Business School for the benefit of all students and alumni of the university. Their accelerator, OXFO L.E.V8, helps budding entrepreneurs by providing mentoring from exceptional senior level advisors.
Sadler's Wells
Fellow
Jan 2000 - Present
London, UK
Sadler's Wells is a world-leading creative organisation dedicated to dance in all its forms.

Awards & Endorsements

Institute of Directors
Banker of the Year
2002
London, UK

Public Service

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Fulbright Commission
Commissioner
London, UK
The aim of the US-UK Fulbright Commission is to encourage cultural understanding between both nations through educational exchange programmes. There are 14 Commissioners (or Trustees), 7 from each nation.

Academic Appointments

Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
Visiting Fellow
Jan 2000 - Present
Oxford, UK
Assisting with research, events and programmes at the Centre for Corporate Reputation.

Robin Saunders’ Education

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