ROBIN STOPFORD - SENIOR CONSULTANT
Robin Stopford joined Jasper Capital in 2009 as a Consultant based in London. Prior to joining Jasper he was Group Head of Strategy at Low & Bonar plc a FTSE-quoted performance materials group serving building, construction, industrial, leisure and agricultural sectors. Reporting to the CEO he was responsible for: sourcing, executing and planning the integration of acquisitions; and corporate and business unit strategy and performance acceleration. During his 5 years in the role Low & Bonar acquired 7 companies ranging in size from £10M to £110M, established two joint ventures (including one in UAE with Abu Dhabi Basic Industries), and disposed of 2 non-core divisions. Robin has been interviewed in a number of publications as a result of the transactions that he led, in Eastern Europe and UAE in particular.
Before Low & Bonar, Robin was a management consultant at Bain & Company advising corporate and private equity clients on a wide range of strategic and transaction related engagements across a wide range of sectors including mining, retail, leisure, industrial and automotive. Originally trained as an Engineer, Robin previously worked at Rolls-Royce PLC in a wide range of roles in the industrial power division based in the UK, India and Hong Kong.
Robin graduated in 1991 with a bachelor¹s degree in Engineering from Durham University and in 1999 with an MBA (Palmer Scholar) from Wharton Business School.