Robert is a Fellow of CPA Australia (Certified Practicing Accountants). Robert retired from an ASX Top 50 Company after many years at a senior level. Since retiring, he has contributed to the community by assisting not-for profit organisations. He is a past Chair of Scalabrini Village Limited (retired April 2010). He was appointed Chairman of Karitane in 2017. Robert is also Chairman of the Board of St Joseph's Aged Care Facility, Kensington NSW.