Robert Foster is a Managing Director on Baird’s Global Consumer Investment Banking team. Based in London, Robert leads Baird’s European Consumer Banking coverage. He joined Baird in 2021 from Jefferies where he was European Head of Consumer & Retail Investment Banking and led dozens of successful transactions in ecommerce, health & wellness, pet care, home, foodservice, consumer services, retail and luxury goods. He was also a member of Jefferies’ Global M&A Review Committee and Global Equity Review and Commitment Committee. Prior to Jefferies, he served as a senior investment banker and EMEA Head of Retail at Morgan Stanley after starting his investment banking career at UBS. Robert received a bachelor’s degree with honors from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada and a master’s degree from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.