He graduated from Uzhhorod National University with a degree in Business Economics.
Since 1998, he has been engaged in entrepreneurial activity. First, he was engaged in retail trade, then in real estate. He worked in the construction business. He was one of the main developers in the city of Uzhhorod.
Robert Brovdi's business projects: "Market-BK (real estate transactions), Empire Food (food trade), Scotch & Soda Ukraine (food trade).
He worked as CEO of the Agrarian Exchange of Ukraine at the Ministry of Agrarian Policy.
From autumn 2010 to May 2012, he was CEO of Khlib Investbud. From May 2012 to 31 January 2013, he held the position of Commercial Director of Khlib Investbud. Since 2013, he has held the position of Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of the State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine (SFGCU). On 1 July 2014, he was dismissed from the position of First Deputy Chairman of the Board of the State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine.
In January 2019, a package of grenades was planted in the yard of Robert Brovdi's father, who lives in the village of Storozhnytsia. Law enforcement officers recorded the incident and opened a case, but the perpetrators were not found. On 16 February, at around 3 o'clock, in the village of Storozhnytsia, Uzhhorod district, Zakarpattia region, an unknown person fired a grenade launcher at the house where Robert Brovdi's mother lives. A grenade fired from a hand-held anti-tank grenade launcher (HAGL) penetrated the outer wall of the house, through the stairwell, pierced the inner wall of the 2nd floor bathroom, the bathroom and stopped in the wall of the bedroom where Robert Brovdi's mother was sleeping. The woman was not injured.
On 7 February 2022, he enrolled in the Obolon training centre. Platoon commander of the second assault company of the 206th separate mechanised brigade, subordinate to the 28th separate mechanised brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He has been in the Armed Forces since 24 February 2022 as part of the 206th separate reconnaissance company.
As a member of the 206th separate reconnaissance company, he participated in the evacuation of people from Irpin. In early April, his unit was sent to the frontline in the Kherson region without proper status, before the law on the use of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was passed. Brovda didn't like lying in a trench for hours, waiting out the shelling, but he didn't lie there, as he moved around the entire area of responsibility of the 206th battalion, which was subordinate to the 28th Brigade. In spite of the bureaucracy and procedures, he announced a public fundraiser and, having raised the necessary amount of money, involving soldiers of the Shershen tactical group, Petro Dolynskyi began to inspect the front line. Later, he created a separate aerial reconnaissance unit, which he called the Birds of Magyars. The unit carries out five types of aerial reconnaissance: locating enemy forces, patrolling the front line, adjusting fire, flying kamikaze drones, and "optionally" dropping explosive devices on the enemy.
After the AFU counter-offensive in the Kherson sector, he defended Soledar. After retreating from Soledar, it was engaged in aerial reconnaissance in the Bakhmut area. In March, the Magyar's Birds unit was ordered to leave the Bakhmut area and move to new positions.