Robert began his professional career as a Risk Manager at Bank of America in Florida, USA specializing in commercial lending and honing his acute risk management skills. After receiving his MBA, he returned to Jamaica to assume a position in Risk Management at Citibank. During his 11 years with Citibank, Robert quickly ascended to the position of Resident Vice President, Financial Institutions of the Public Sector Unit, where he helped to structure credit and capital market transactions and also managed the Bank’s relationships with the Government of Jamaica and Financial Institutions.
During this time, Robert also received a Bachelor of Laws from the University of London, and a certificate in Legal Education from Norman Manley Law School. Robert left the banking field and launched a full-time law practice specializing in Real Estate and Commercial law.