Robert Kobre has been involved with Global Lyme Alliance and its predecessor Lyme Research Alliance (“LRA”) since 2008 as a member of the Scientific Advisory Board and as Chairman of GLA since 2015. In 2013 and 2014, he led the team that drove the merger of LRA in Greenwich, CT and the Tick-Borne Disease Alliance of NYC (completed in early 2015).
He continues to be an active member of GLA’s research effort in addition to his role as Chairman. Robert also is a Vice Chairman of Investment Banking and Capital Markets at the global investment bank Credit Suisse. He has responsibility for covering Financial Sponsors and helping execute high yield, leveraged bank, M&A, IPO and other equity transactions.
Robert holds his undergraduate degree (BSE) from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is also a CPA, having worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers.