Robert gained his degree in Sociology at the University of the West of England in Bristol. He then went on to earn a PGCE in Primary Education at Brunel University with a specialism in Mathematical Thinking. Robert taught in Year 4 at an independent school in Bournemouth before moving to Madrid, Spain to work in a British international school, where he taught Years 5 and 6. In his spare time, Robert enjoys exercising, especially running and swimming. He also likes cycling, hiking and travelling to new countries.