Deputy Secretary General -In 2015, Robert founded and became Chairman & CEO of Dakia Global Enterprise, focused on high-social impact investments and sustainable development. Current international projects under Dakia Global include U-Ventures, a holding company with the aim of investing in start-ups that serve the entertainment ecosystem. Notorious among them, we find Dakia Entertainment Hospitality, who, in partnership with Universal Music Group, seeks to develop, manage, and promote a global hospitality brand to create immersive music experiences through technology. Between 2011 and 2015, Robert Lavia served as Chief Investment Officer for Veremonte, a London-headquartered private equity firm. During his time there, Robert led the business development and strategy divisions bridging diverse institutional investment groups, high net worth individuals, and governments to develop high impact projects in excess of US$5.0bn AUM. His operating undertakings span across Europe, Asia, and South America in a variety of sectors including real estate, entertainment, retail, energy, agriculture, and manufacturing. The most notable hospitality project while leading Veremonte included Barcelona World. The first phase of the development envisioned three integrated gaming resorts with 3,000 keys each with a total construction volume of over 1.5 million sq. metres. A social entrepreneur at heart, Robert aims to design corporate governances centered around impact investing following the triple bottom line framework, which seeks to create a positive outcome for the global economy on an environmental, financial, and social level.