The founders

Max and Kathryn at the Primary School

Max Robinson

Max was born in the UK and graduated with a Bachelor of Science
honours degree in Chemistry. His 30 year business career covered a
wide spectrum of responsibilities including Research & Development,
New Business Development, Finance, Marketing and Global business
leadership. Max is married to Kathryn and has a son, Alexander age 30.

In July 2015 Max was awarded an honorary Doctorate in Community
Services by Mekele University, Ethiopia in recognition of the work of
Rainbows4children which built the Nicolas Robinson School and provides
quality education for children of parents with disabilities in
Ethiopia.

Max holds Fellowships of the Royal Photographic Society
(RPS) in the categories of Travel and Multimedia. He is a member of
the RPS Travel Distinctions judging panel.

Kathryn Robinson

Kathryn was born in the UK and graduated with a Bachelor of Science honours degree in Chemistry. She started her career in Research and Development, but has spent most of her working life in Technical Sales and International Sales Management.

During her 32 year career she has worked for European, American and Japanese companies, primarily in the field of Cosmetic Development and Fragrances. In September 2010 Kathryn retired from her business career in order to focus 100% on the activities of Rainbows4Children which requires regular travel to Ethiopia. Kathryn lives in Lachen, Switzerland and is married to Max.

In July 2015 Kathryn was awarded an honorary Doctorate in Community Services by Mekele University (DCS ) in recognition of the work of Rainbows4children in establishing the Nicolas Robinson School and encouraging quality education in Ethiopia

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