Robert Clarke

Non-Executive Chairman

Robert is Non-Executive Chairman of Carbon Credentials and an investor in the business.

After a degree from the London School of Economics Robert qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Pricewaterhouse Coopers, spending time in both audit and insolvency.  He then went on to spend over 20 years working in the private equity industry.  He became senior and founding partners at both Electra Partners and Cognetas and played a leading role in running those businesses, including the raising and deployment several £bn of capital.

Robert is now focussed on investing in smaller private UK businesses and assisting in their development.  This is through personal investment and as a part time partner and Chair of the Investment Committee of Connection Capital, which has an extensive portfolio of investments in small UK businesses, commercial property and alternative asset funds.

Robert has acted as a non-executive on the boards of numerous diverse businesses from start-ups to those of substantial scale.