Robert is the principal of Krigsman Partners, Financial Controller at leading tech incubator Blue Chilli Technology, mentor and writer for StartupSmart, Smart Company and ShoeString Media. Robert is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA), a Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) and a Registered Tax Agent.
Robert is a former director of anti-viral software company Kaspersky Lab Australia and New Zealand Pty Ltd, Advisor to the BlueChilli Accelerator and recruitment disruptor Weploy, Director of Datamine Analytics, fintech Latipay and large SAP Integrator and provider, Soltius.
Robert is also involved in numerous startups as an advisor and mentor, working with tech incubators and VC’s. Robert is also a Director of Tax and Super Australia, a public company engaged in national tax education and advocacy.
In 2014 Robert, along with Oxygen Ventures and BlueChilli launched The Big Pitch in Melbourne. Krigsman Partners were sponsors for The Big Pitch 2015. Robert was recently featured in an Australian Financial Review article (5 April 2016)
Robert has a Bachelor of Computer Science and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from Monash University. He holds a post graduate from the CAANZ (Grad Dip).
Outside the office, Robert is busy with numerous activities with his four children. He is a also a runner and a devotee of The New Yorker.