ROB GERHARD
CEO
Umbono Capital


Rob, the co-founder of the Umbono Capital group of companies, is a chartered accountant (SA), a CFA charterholder, and holds MSc (Chemical Engineering) and BCom degrees. He has 23 years experience in investment management, corporate finance, business strategy and the operational management of natural resources companies. Since 2003, Rob has led the Umbono team in building a significant natural resources investment portfolio comprising mining and energy assets – from a negligible starting capital base. Rob serves as Chief Investment Officer for Umbono Energy with overall responsibility for the firm’s investing activities, and oversight of its operations