Rob was educated at Marlborough College, Wiltshire and at Aston University where he gained an honours degrees in Geological Sciences.He joined The Berkeley Group in 1994, having qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young in 1991. He was appointed to the Group Main Board in May 2001, becoming Group Finance Director shortly after. In September 2009, he rose to the top of the company, becoming Managing Director of the Berkeley Group.In 2010, Rob devised and launched a major new 10 year plan for the company. This set out a strategy to make Berkeley one of the most successful and sustainable businesses in Britain. It focused the whole company on four key goals and commitments to the quality of service and product Berkeley would deliver. Under Rob’s management, the Berkeley Group has earned a reputation for outstanding commercial performance and the ability to create beautiful homes in sustainable homes in sustainable places where people want to live. In 2014, Berkeley sustained 21,000 jobs across Britain and contributed £1.4 billion to the UK’s Gross Domestic Product. Rob is a member of the University's Finance and Infrastructure Committee.
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