Robert was born and raised in Auckland before moving to Hamilton in 2006. Professionally he is a Director / Shareholder of Greenstone Group, one of New Zealand’s premier Project and Property Advisory Consultancy firms.
With 31 years’ experience in the construction industry, Rob has gained skillsets that allow him to view issues from a governance perspective to assist in finding solutions to complex situations which benefit wide sectors of the community.
Robert is the Chair of the Horsham Downs School Board of Trustees, having been on the Board since 2016. He has also served as Waikato branch president and national council executive of the Property Council of New Zealand from 2011 to 2015 and was on the branch committee from 2010 to 2018.
Robert is also actively involved with Northern United Sports Club junior football committee, having coached or managed his daughter's teams in some capacity for the last 7 years.
He is supported by his wife Zandra and three daughters, who are passionate supporters of the local community.
"I have a deep belief for giving back to the community and making a positive contribution to society. I would like the opportunity to continue to be involved with further developing that passion and community spirit."
Robert was appointed as a Trustee in August 2021.