Robert is a pensions professional with an extensive business background and has worked for trustee, not-for-profit, private-equity owned and insurance businesses over the last 30 years. Robert transitioned the Office of the Paymaster General from a public to a private sector outsourcing business in the late 1990s and worked with Cabinet Office to establish the joint venture which became MyCSP. He has also managed the back office or pension functions for several pension schemes, including the NHS, Civil Service, Royal Mail Statutory Scheme and the Railways Pension Scheme.
Currently he is the Chair of the Armed Forces Pension Scheme, a Trustee of the Creative Pensions Trust mastertrust and a non-executive at LPPA and the Pensions Ombudsman. Alongside membership of the PLSA Local Authority Committee and vice chair of the CIPFA Pensions Panel, he is also a Governor at the Pensions Policy Institute. Robert is passionate about ensuring that members and employers at LPFA obtain the best support and service in an increasingly challenging pensions environment. He is a regular contributor to the UK pensions industry press and speaker at pensions and employee benefits events.