Investor and advisor to the emerging technology sector with over 28 years of experience in running and expanding international financial organisations. Before setting up Appold, Rob was a co-founder of 2030 and President of the Pillar Project, both well-respected Blockchain companies. Before that Rob was a Director of Stonehage Fleming, one of the largest independent multi-service family offices, and Ermitage, a specialist asset manager, focused on the Hedge fund industry. Rob has a Fintech Qualification from MIT and has strong interests in Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin), Artificial Intelligence and the disruption that these technologies will have on many industries. Experience includes Global Technology Deployment, Strategic and Business Planning, Merger and Acquisitions, Team management and Coaching, Project and Change Management, Business Process Re-engineering, Security, Organisational Redesign, Software Development, Blockchain and Fintech.