Cooper Investors

Robert Palmer

Robert Palmer

Head of Asian Equities and Joint Portfolio
Manager - Asian Equities Funds







Robert commenced working in the stockbroking industry in 1978 when he joined Capel Cure Myers in London, working on the retail/advisory side of the firm’s business where his duties included assisting in advising wealthy retail clients/families on their investment portfolios in the UK and overseas, including Asia. Following this, he spent a number of years working for James Capel in the institutional area where, inter alia, he was responsible, with others, for servicing sovereign wealth funds in the Middle East and Asia.

Robert came to Australia in 1983 when he joined Potter Partners in Melbourne and was made a partner of this firm in 1986. While employed by Potter Partners, which was subsequently absorbed through a series of takeovers to become UBS, Robert worked in a number of different areas including the Institutional side, Smaller Company area and Equity Capital Markets (ECM). More recently, Robert has worked for Bell Potter Securities in the ECM area, before joining CI in April 2007.