Robert is an experienced chartered accountant. He qualified with KPMG in 1979 and worked in the firm’s London, New York, Silicon Valley and East Anglian offices. He was senior partner of the East Anglian practice from 2004 to 2009.
Since 2012, Robert has worked as Finance Director at Ashtons Legal, a full service regional law firm, and more recently as Finance Director at Suffolk Primary Care, a super partnership of GP practices.
As a corporate auditor and investigator, Robert advised a wide range of businesses on strategy, organisation, financial control and processes. More recently that experience has been put to use implementing change as part of board level teams in both legal services
and primary care.
Robert is married, with four grown up children. He enjoys cycling and music.