Chairman of the Board

LLB (UNSW), BA(Pol&EnLit) (UQ), MSocSci (PolSci) (UQ)

Robert McRobbie has practiced law in New South Wales in private practice and in the financial markets for several years. He is a Director in the Legal Risk Management Division of Macquarie Bank’s Commodities and Financial Markets group.

During his 10 years at Macquarie, Robert has been involved in a number of philanthropic projects, including as a member of a team providing assistance to the Tiwi Land Council in relation to various commercial enterprises in the Tiwi Islands. In this role Robert has spent time in the Tiwi Islands learning about business and social initiatives being developed for the benefit of the Tiwi community. Robert has also been proud to participate in a number of Macquarie Group Foundation initiatives, including as a mentor and judge in a social entrepreneurs Kick Starter program coordinated by the Macquarie Group Foundation and The School for Social Entrepreneurs Australia.

Robert has degrees in law, arts and social sciences from Queensland University and the University of New South Wales. He has also completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Finance at Macquarie University. Robert lives in Sydney with his wife, Louise and three children.