Rob joined in 2016 after seeing the great work the charity does to help people affected by meningitis and septicaemia.
He is a strategic communications director with a experience in health and science across industry, public sector and not-for-profits. While working for government, he was highlighted for excellence in strategy, team motivation and evaluation in an independent review of communications capability by the UK Government’s Cabinet Office.
Chair of the STEM PR Association, Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) member, Communiqué Award judge and has guest lectured at Cambridge and Kent Universities.
Awards include: Third Sector Awards 2018, Communications Campaign of the Year for Meningitis Research Foundation’s adolescent vaccine campaign; Communiqué Awards 2007, Best Use of a Survey for GlaxoSmithKline’s HIV portfolio; Communiqué Awards 2005, Best Patient Campaign for a social marketing campaign for Chelsea and Westminster Healthcare Trust.
He was editor of the NAM and aidsmap HIV Treatment Training Manual and creates content as a freelancer for a range of health platforms.
His other passions are plants, theatre and flying trapeze.