Research Fellow in Sociology & Finance, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
Dr Robert Wardrop is a Research Fellow in Sociology & Finance in the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge. His research interests include the sociology of financial decision-making; organisational trust; the influence of social institutions and forms of capitalism on the comparative advantage of firms; and alternative forms of finance for SME and middle market firms.
Dr Wardrop has 30 years' experience advising and investing in small and medium-sized businesses in North America, Europe and Asia. He currently serves as a director of Asia Broadcast Satellite, a Hong Kong-based satellite operator, and Clarity Health Services, a US-based health care services provider. Previously he spent 10 years as European Managing Director for the Anschutz Investment Company, the investment subsidiary of the Anschutz Corporation, which is one of the largest privately owned companies in the United States. He began his career in the Brand Management Group at Procter & Gamble Canada. He is a member of Trinity Hall, Cambridge.