Robert is a seasoned oil & gas professional and geophysicist with four decades of experience. Most recently he has worked as an independent and currently in NED roles for Caithness Petroleum and Tristone Energy. He has led business and exploration activities for many of the larger UK independents, including long spells with Cairn Energy plc, Tullow/Okland and Clyde Petroleum. He spent his early career working for Canadian and US companies, before moving to the Middle and Far East with BNOC.

Robert has strong capability across all aspects of energy exploration and development, founded on technical excellence in geoscience/exploration. He has successfully delivered over 400, including new ventures, exits, reorganisations and major discoveries in South America, The Arctic, Asia, Middle East, Europe and West Africa.

He is a Certified Petroleum Geophysicist (AAPG) and a graduate (MSc. Marine Geotechnics, BSc. Physics) of University College of North Wales.