Prior to 2018, Bob held regional and national finance director roles in the NHS since 2002. Previously he had been a finance director in the health, policing and IT sectors. He professionally qualified with the Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy in 1987 whilst working in local government. He is a Fellow of the Institute.
Bob has strong links with health and care services in the Kent, Sussex and Surrey area from his NHS career. He is married with a grown family and lives on the outskirts of south west London.
Bob became Treasurer of Demelza in November 2018. He is currently Executive Chair of the Sussex and East Surrey Sustainability and Transformation Partnership, Associate Director of Health & Integration at CIPFA and a Trustee of an educational Multi Academy Trust.