Rob qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young before working in banking and finance becoming CEO of Avco Europe in 1991. He entered the Property Services sector in 2000 when he became CEO of the Hercules group which was listed on the LSE. Rob joined HML in 2005 and floated it on the AIM market the following year. HML has since grown to manage over 60,000 mainly leasehold properties and has 17 offices nationwide. Rob gained his FRICS accreditation in 2014.