Robbin holds an MBA from the University of Keele (UK), a Diploma in Marketing from the CIM(UK) and is a qualified Certified Financial Planner (CFP). He is also a John Maxwell Certified Coach, Teacher and Speaker. His passion in people development has brought him to be a Chair/Business Coach with Vistage Malaysia Sdn Bhd – an international peer-to-peer membership organization for CEO’s, Business Owners and Executives. As an entrepreneur himself, he is also the Managing Consultant for Borderless Training Consultancy Sdn Bhd, a company which focuses primarily on leadership development.
He has held various senior management positions gaining extensive work experience with Standard Chartered Bank, CIMB Wealth Advisors, Apex Unit Trusts Sdn Bhd; Eastspring Investments Berhad, and in Insurance with Prudential Assurance (M) Bhd and Hong Leong Assurance Berhad. His last appointment was as CEO of Inter-Pacific Asset Management Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of the Berjaya Group of Companies. He was also an Independent Director on the Board of Directors for Inter-Pacific Asset Management Sdn Bhd, as well as a Member of the Investment Committee (2016-2019).
Always passionate to share learning, Robbin taught Marketing Communications for the Diploma in Marketing Management (2003); wrote articles on unit trust investments for The Management Times (1997) and Malaysian Business (2009). Most recently, he wrote and published a self-help book titled “The Literal SHIFT” in December 2018. In 2020, Robbin assumes the position as President of the iAuthors CLUB, a registered society of budding local authors. Extending across to his interests in art and music, he had also won the Penang Inter-Banks Athletic Meet logo design competition (1979) and the 2nd Malaysian Guitar Festival (Ensemble) in 1978.
His work philosophy – “one should always strive to discover his purpose in life…and work on that to contribute value to the community and marketplace”.