Married and a life long Catholic. Educated at Ampleforth College, he is a sales and marketing profession having worked for a PR and Advertising Agency in the 1980′s before moving onto Japan Airlines where he ran their European and later UK marketing. He is currently business development and marketing manager for Emerald Global Ltd. In May 2010 he was elected a Westminster City councillor representing Regent’s Park Ward and is currently a Governor of two Catholic schools in London (Westminster & Hackney) as well as a member of the Society of St Augustine of Canterbury. He is a past Trustee of The London Centre for Children with Cerebral Palsy. He is a keen runner competing regularly in 10k’s and has completed the London Marathon back in 1986. As well as running and cricket, Robert has a keen interest in mid to late 20th Century film music, in particular the works of John Barry, as well as other music of this genre.