Robert Pardi Jr.– Strategic Consultant, Professional Life and Business Coach and Adjunct Professor.  Robert was born in New York, holds an MBA from Columbia University as well as professional certificates in the field of English Language Education and Life Coaching.  Before moving to Italy, Robert had co-founded one of the first private equity firms in the UAE in 2001. He held various roles throughout his tenure at Evolvence Capital including; Chief Operating Office, Managing Director, Strategic Manager and continues to hold a position as a Strategic Consultant to the CEO

Prior he spent four years as Senior Portfolio Manager for the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority focusing on North American Technology and Telecommunications investments.  Prior to venturing to the UAE, Robert was based in New York City where he was a Senior Equity Analyst for Glickenhaus and Company, a then rising buy-side portfolio management company.  Robert also worked for a large international Investor Relations firm and began his career at a start-up brokerage firm in New York.  Robert speaks both English (Mother Tongue) and Italian (Level C1)