Robert Zafft’s introduction to business and business ethics came in Russia in the 1990s, when bankers were getting blown up on Main Street at rush hour.
A Harvard Law graduate, Robert has worked as a McKinsey & Company consultant, global-law-firm partner, private-equity Principal, and public-policy expert for Tony Blair Associates and The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. He has advised governments, international organizations, and Fortune Global 500 companies across North America, Europe, and Asia. Robert currently teaches as Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis, and serves Of Counsel with Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. Robert is a member of the California, Illinois, and Missouri bars.
Robert has written and spoken extensively on business, law, geo-policy, and economic development. His books include: The Right Way to Win: Making Business Ethics Work in the Real World (Rowman & Littlfield, 2020); 20 Questions to Ask about Wills & Estates (Career Press, 1st. ed., 2005; Greensfelder, 2nd ed., 2019); The OECD White Paper on Corporate Governance in Asia (OECD Press, 2004 (uncredited)); and The Corridors of Power: An Alex Broadman Mystery (BookBaby Press, 2014 (fiction)). He is a contributor to Forbes and he has secured a development and distribution deal with World Commerce and Contracting.