Robert leads the healthymagination team in exploring key opportunities to increase the quality, accessibility and affordability of healthcare. Prior to joining GE, from 2009 to 2012, Robert served with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris as head of the biotechnology unit in the Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry. There he covered a broad range of policy-related topics in various emerging fields, such as innovation in human health and biomedicine, industrial biotechnology, synthetic biology, biosecurity, and the development of knowledge networks and markets using intellectual property. Robert did his undergraduate work at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and holds a JD from the Wake Forest University School of Law. He resides in Boston with his wife and daughter.