Robert is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer working in the fields of aviation, defence and engineering infrastructure. Robert has worked in various locations including; Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tartarstan, South Africa, Mozambique, Angola, Swaziland, Ghana, Libya, Tunisia, Spain, Bahamas and USA and is aware of the impact of cultural and technical differences.
Robert was previously employed as an overseas country manager for Europe’s largest defence contractor, and has experience operating within a political environment and handling issues of a sensitive nature. He has also gained 12 years’ experience as an overseas office manager; setting up offices, responsible for all in country projects, staff, financial matters and health and safety.
He is experienced in the training and development of non-UK technicians and graduate engineers for professional registration and lecturing part-time on B.Sc. courses. He has also assisted in the setting up of an engineering consultancy in the UK.
Robert’s interests include travel, languages, sports, fitness, diving, fishing, classic cars and motorcycles.