Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC Chief Executive Officer
With over 30 years’ experience within the finance industry, Robert was appointed as CEO for Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC in April 2015, bringing with him an established record of leadership, profit growth and progression. Since joining Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC as the Business Finance Managing Director in 2006, Group Finance Director in September 2006 and Chief Operating Officer in June 2011, Robert has steered the group’s direction with his expertise and commitment to the business. Robert commenced his career with Touche Ross in Australia and the United Kingdom in Audit and Management Consulting. He later gained banking and Treasury experience with Greyhound Bank PLC and eventually lead Finova’s European and African aircraft and asset leasing operation for over 10 years. Robert is also Senior Corporate Officer for Hitachi Capital Corporation Japan, the parent company of Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC. He is an Economics graduate from Adelaide University and a qualified Chartered Accountant.