Robert Baigrie is a Senior Director at Conservation International. Robert’s position helps to integrate the objectives of and improve alignment between CI’s Center for Environmental Leadership in Business (CELB), the Conservation Finance Division (CFD) as well as the Asia Pacific Field Division.
Prior to joining Conservation International Robert spent 16 years in the financial sector as a specialist in hedge fund investment strategies and markets throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. Robert has worked in London for 10 years and in Asia for 8. He was most recently Head of Capital Consulting Services, Prime Finance, Asia Pacific for Citibank in Hong Kong, running a team who covered hedge funds and their institutional investor markets throughout Australia, Japan, China, Korea and Singapore. Robert grew up in South Africa and studied Economics. He has a passion for wildlife and the environment, he is married with a young daughter and lives in Singapore.