Rob is a director with Arup, based in London. He has worked around the world with Arup for 27 years, and specialises in the planning, set-up, leadership and delivery of complex infrastructure and property projects, both client side and as leader of multidisciplinary teams.
His project track record includes the Beijing Olympics Water Cube, the Laban Dance School in Deptford, New Acton Nishi in Canberra, Greenhouse by Joost in Sydney, and High Speed 2, currently Europe’s biggest project. He is a regular speaker on leadership, project management, organisational culture and the future of work, and is a guest lecturer at the Bartlett at UCL and the University of New South Wales.
In 2018 Rob was lead author for ‘Future of Project Management’ – a collaboration between Association for Project Management, Arup, and the Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management. The future trends explored in FoPM continue to inspire significant research activities, including how the project management profession can respond to and influence achieving the UN sustainable development goals and the UK’s net zero emissions targets.