Robert Alexander Rorrison
Robert Alexander Rorrison was appointed an independent non-executive Director of Banro in April 2017. He is currently the controlling shareholder and Managing Director of Chengyu Group Limited, a private company in Hong Kong. Mr. Rorrison is also Chairman Asia for Peloton Global, a financial services group with operations in Australia and Asia.
Mr. Rorrison worked for Macquarie Group and its affiliates from April 1990 to March 2015, specializing in natural resources sectors, including metals and mining, oil & gas and agriculture. He was an Executive Director of Macquarie Group for 10 years, finishing his tenure as Chairman of Resources, Asia with responsibility for the natural resources investment banking function for 10 Jurisdictions, including Japan, Korea, China, India and Hong Kong.
Mr. Rorrison has held positions with various industry, professional and regulatory authorities during his career, including as a member of the National Listing Committee and Listing Appeals Committee of the Australian Stock Exchange and as a Board member of the South Australian Jockey Club.
Mr. Rorrison obtained his Bachelor of Economics from University of Adelaide in May 1982 in Australia. He was granted the Degree of Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia in August 1995.