Robert Tomlin

Vice Chairman

Vice Chairman
Lepercq de Neuflize Asia Pte Ltd

Robert Michael Tomlin (Robin) opened the Asian office of Lepercq de Neuflize in September 2010. He stepped down as Senior Advisor of UBS Investment Bank, Singapore ("UBS") in August 2009. He joined UBS in March 2000, where he held successively the positions of Managing Director, Corporate Finance; Branch Manager and Country Head; and Vice Chairman Asia. Starting in 1969, he has worked for thirty years with the London based Schroder Group, in London, New York and finally Singapore. He left the Group as CEO, Southeast Asia, in 1999. He has over 24 years’ experience of working in Asia from Singapore.

In addition to his role at Lepercq de Neuflize, he oversees the Dane Court, a family office overseeing private investments in Europe and Latin America. 

Currently, he serves on the boards of SGX listed Olam International Ltd, an STI component stock, and of Mediacorp Pte Ltd, Singapore’s state TV company, a Temasek subsidiary. He is presently the Chairman of the Singapore Repertory Theatre and of Design Singapore Council, a trustee of Singapore Management University, a director of Lasalle Foundation Ltd, and a member of the Governing Board of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory, National University of Singapore. He sits on the Advisory Committee of Catalist, the Singapore Second Board, and on the International Advisory Panel of the Labuan Offshore Finance Authority (LOFSA), in Malaysia. 

His past positions include serving as a member of the Council of the Stock Exchange of Singapore, Chairman of the Merchant Bankers Association, director of PSA International Corporation, of Old Parliament House Ltd, and Chairman of SGX listed Global Yellow Pages. 

As a British citizen, aged 65, he obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Modern Languages from Downing College, Cambridge in 1966 and a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard University in 1973. His Colombian wife, Monica, is a strategy consultant, and they have 2 sons. He is comfortable working in French and German speaking environments, and they have a second home in Italy.