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Robin Macpherson

Head of Risk, Europe


Skills and Experience

Robin Macpherson joined Cromwell in 2016 from the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), where he held the role of Head of Legal, Large Corporate and Sectors, UK and Western Europe.

Robin has extensive corporate law and transactional experience for high profile banking institutions and private equity firms. At RBS, he designed and advised on appropriate models for managing risk in a regulated environment, advised on the active management of £29 billion of assets and oversaw legal and risk issues relating to 14 Western European jurisdictions.

As Cromwell’s Head of Risk, Europe, Robin oversees all legal, risk, compliance and governance issues affecting the European business, ensuring standards of good corporate governance are in place and maintained. Since joining Cromwell, Robin has launched the firm’s first open-ended fund in Luxembourg (and the jurisdiction’s first RAIF), managed the UK Alternative Investment Fund Management (AIFM) business and secured a licence from the Luxembourg regulator for a new AIFM. Robin holds a law degree from the University of Birmingham.