Robert is a Chartered Surveyor with over 30 years property experience in both the public and private sectors. He was most recently the Head of Estates at the MoD, where he managed a professional team of 270 staff, providing a full range of estates services across one of the largest property portfolios in the UK.
Robert was responsible for the MOD’s housing target providing surplus land for 55,000 homes, board member of the Public Sector Land Board and on the Housing Implementation Task Force. He managed the MOD disposals programme of approx. £200m pa and led 6 major development partnerships delivering c20,000 homes.
Before joining the MOD, Robert was Development Director at Balfour Beatty Investments responsible for residential development and was Project Director on the East Wick and Sweetwater regeneration project at the Olympic Park, a £1billion GDV project providing up to 2,000 new apartments, 3 schools, shops, offices and new roads, bridges and other infrastructure.