Rob has an extensive background in business and technology in the ICT sector globally, as a management consultant, corporate executive and entrepreneur. He has an active portfolio of information and communications technology (ICT) businesses, is an advisor to Australia’s research and higher education sector, is a member of Council at Charles Sturt University and is Director of Infrastructure, Transport and Logistics at NICTA (National ICT Australia).
Rob has acted as a Strategic Advisor to AARNet since late 2004, working with the Board and senior management team shaping AARNet’s evolving strategic plans. In this capacity he consulted broadly with VCs, CIOs, the AARNet Advisory Committee and government stakeholders, developing a detailed understanding of AARNet's role and operating environment.
He holds Economics and Law degrees from the University of Sydney and a Master in Business Administration from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.