Robert graduated with BComm and LLB degrees from the University of Stellenbosch and an MBA from UCT. He is an experienced practicing attorney and an accredited commercial mediator, with 12 years of experience in commercial law practice. His main expertise lies in structuring business ventures, business contracts, commercial negotiations and related issues. He holds a certificate in arbitration from the Association of Arbitrators of Southern Africa and a certificate in mediation from the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (UK). He serves on the boards of Fair Cape Dairies as non executive chairman, Bigold International and Fair Trade Label South Africa. In his capacity as non-executive chairman, he adds rigour to our decision making process.