Robert holds post-graduate degrees in Analytical Chemistry and Toxicology and is a Certified Occupational Hygienist and Fellow of the AIOH. He has been a practising Occupational Hygienist since 1982 initially with Victorian government and more recently in consulting. Robert is Principal Occupational Hygienist with AMCOSH Pty Ltd, a private consulting firm based in Victoria, providing specialist OH services to a wide range of public and private sector clients. He is co-chair of the AIOH Exposure Standard Committee, a member of the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) Accreditation Advisory Committee for Life Sciences and represents the Institute on the Standards Australia CH-031 Methods for the Examination of Workplace Atmospheres Committee. Robert has been a member of conference committees for five AIOH annual conferences including as Scientific Chair for the Melbourne 2018 conference.

Robert received the AIOH’s Airmet Professional Development Award in 2002.