Rob has a background in Strategic Human Resource Management, primarily within the engineering and technology sectors and was previously Human Resources Director for the UK arm of a major US technology company. He has extensive knowledge of education/industry liaison through his Directorship with the Northants Engineering Training Partnership (a joint venture between the University of Northampton and Industry) together with implementing engineering apprenticeship and graduate schemes throughout his career. In his previous company, Rob designed an engineering graduate development programme which was accredited by Thames Valley University as a Post Graduate Qualification.
In his current role Rob is engaged in strategic partnership actions with Universities across Europe, enabling talented undergraduates to acquire industry placements within the UK. Locally, Rob is heavily involved within a number of upper schools and academies in support of STEM subjects.
Rob is also a keen supporter of WISE where he has facilitated numerous workshops and has been a keynote speaker at a regional conference.
Away from work, charities are also a feature of Rob’s life. He is currently supporting Muscular Dystrophy and Barnardo’s but previous to these causes, he stage managed a two week charity pantomime in aid of Help a London Child.
Rob’s other interests include golf, gardening, following Tottenham Hotspur and spending time with family and friends.