Robert Skinner

Head of Octopus Inheritance Tax Service Team

Robert is an Investment Director in the Specialist Finance team and is the fund manager of our Octopus Inheritance Tax Service (“OITS”). Our OITS product is now over £2bn in size and operates in sectors where Octopus has extensive experience, such as renewable energy, healthcare, infrastructure and property.

Robert also sits on our Investment Committee and oversees the valuation processes across Octopus.

Before joining Octopus in 2013, Robert spent 10 years RBS (previously ABN AMRO), most recently as a Director in the M&A Advisory team, advising companies across a wide range of sectors including retail, energy and infrastructure on public and private transactions. Whilst at RBS, Robert also spent a year managing the graduate programme within RBS’ investment banking division.

Robert graduated with a degree in Mathematics from Warwick University.