Rob Smart

Technical Director

Rob graduated with a BA in Politics, Philosophy & Economics from Oxford University. Upon leaving Oxford he trained with The Kalchas Group, a leading independent strategy consultancy in London, founded by consultants from Bain and McKinsey. From there he moved to work as a strategy consultant with Booz-Allen & Hamilton on a range of international projects, prior to working with Mactavish since 2001.


Rob has been involved in developing all aspects of Mactavish’s business, especially the due diligence analysis on complex risks. He now heads up our research activities as well as discharging a wider development role across the business’s overall activity.