Robert Flohr

Robert Flohr

Executive Vice President, Business Development

Most recently, Robert Flohr has been engaged as an advisor and board member for a number of entrepreneurial ventures dealing with emerging technologies such as blockchain and cryptocurrencies.  These businesses focus on such diverse platforms as payments, e-commerce, and mobility and commodities, among others.

Flohr, who has spent over 20 years headquartered in London, continues to operate globally, and has served as a senior advisor and consultant to major banks, asset management firms, private investors and technology businesses.  He has worked with the banks’ boards and executive leadership, and consulted on issues related to corporate restructuring and integration, strategic planning and business growth, management development, succession planning, leadership and change management.

As a major catalyst in some of the most significant transformations and growth stories in global banking over the past 25 years, Flohr’s has assisted a European firm in raising capital and improving the performance of a portfolio company, as well as guided the restructuring of an important Middle East regional bank, among his many accomplishments.  During that time, he also served on the Board of a European payments business and on the Board of a Bermuda bank holding company.

Earlier in his career, he spent four years as an Assistant Dean of Admissions and academic advisor at a university.

He began his consulting career at McKinsey and Company and logged significant time in the executive search industry, during which he worked with Korn Ferry as the head of its Financial Services Practice in Europe.  In that role, he held responsibility for coordinating global coverage and client service for investment banks and asset management firms.

A graduate of Princeton University, Flohr also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Psychology and a Certification in American Studies.

For OceanBased, he will be based in New York.