Robert graduated from Newcastle University in 1996 and joined the Security Industry in 2001 based in the City of London. He quickly moved through Management and Director roles before becoming Commercial Director for a large security business in 2005. In 2008 he joined ISS and during his first 9 years spent over 7 years running a prestigious contract for a large American Investment Bank. In 2017 he took a global role with ISS as the Strategic Security Director overseeing security services on all Global Key Accounts and supporting all operating countries. Robert has been the Treasurer of the City of London Crime Prevention Association (CoLCPA) since 2015, a Trustee since April 2016 and has been on the management committee since 2003.