Gregg S. Robins recently founded Robins Advising (www.robinsadvising.com). He divides his time between advising clients across their financial and investment matters, and also their business interests. He works closely with trusted partners, notably Global Gate, on investments in real estate, private equity and debt, and in public markets. He is also active with start-ups in various capacities.
He is a business and thought leader in wealth management, with a solid track record in hiring top talent and building successful businesses. He has deep experience and expertise in Russian & East European markets.
His distinguished career in corporate banking and wealth management includes Citigroup, UBP, where he was the Regional Head for Russia and Eastern Europe, and more recently UBS, where he was the Head of Wealth Management in Russia.
Throughout his professional career, Gregg has worked as an advisor to a number of high-profile corporations and financial institutions. His global experience is accompanied by language proficiency in Russian, Spanish, French and German. He holds a doctorate from Oxford University, and for several years was a recognized professor at the New York University Stern School of Business, in the Executive MBA Program. He was a Faculty Member of the New Economic School in Moscow. Gregg has written and presented extensively on the financial services industry: the author of Banking and Transition: East Germany After Unification (Macmillan Press: 2000), he has also published columns, feature interviews, and various articles in leading international business media outlets.