Robert has worked in the acoustics industry since he graduated in Acoustics and Vibration Engineering from the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research (ISVR) at University of Southampton. Specialising in building acoustics, Robert has been Principal Consultant in numerous projects both in Europe and Asia and has significant experience in environmental acoustics as well as vibration.

Robert takes part in the Sustainability Interest Group of the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE). He has also been Chair of the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC), the main association for Noise Consultants of the UK. He has also been part of the ANC Executive Committee and continues to be an active part of the ANC as an examiner for the ANC Registration Scheme.