Robin Connelley co-founded Chōsen in 2013 with John Stanton and has 17 years of entrepreneurial finance and new-venture experience, including three profitable exits of SME companies. She is a bar-certified US attorney with an international law certification. Her business and legal experience spans across MENA, the US, EU, Asia and Australia. In 2007, Robin co-founded Momentum Ventures, UAE with John Stanton, to focus on incubating sustainable urban development and innovation-centric companies.
Robin is a former competitive kick boxer, collegiate rower at Christchurch Boathouse, University of Oxford, and a regional CrossFit athlete in Hong Kong.
She holds a Juris Doctorate from St. Louis University as an 1843 Academic Full Scholarship recipient, dual Bachelors of Science in Finance and International Business, magna cum laude, from the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina and an MBA from the University of Oxford, Kellogg College.