Robert Appleby

Robert Appleby is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer at Cibus Capital, a London-based private equity platform, looking for investment opportunities in the food and agricultural arena.

In the last 23 years, Rob has invested in emerging and developed economies across Oceania, Asia and Europe.  Prior to founding Cibus, Rob was a co-founder and joint-CIO of ADM Capital Hong Kong and Director of the ADM Capital Foundation, a charitable organisation established in 2006 promoting environmental conservation. Before establishing ADM Capital, Rob spent 13 years at Lehman Brothers working in Fixed Income Sales and Trading in London and New York before moving to Singapore as Head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Derivatives.

In his personal life, Rob is a keen birdwatcher and passionate regenerative farmer with biodiversity, wilding and woodland projects on his Dorset farm. Rob was educated at St Peters College, Oxford where he received a BA degree in Zoology and Anthropology (later promoted to an MA by seniority).