Rob is an award-winning writer and artist.

He is currently Artist-in-Residence at the Philip Barker Centre at the University of Chester. Rob is also working on commissions for Rotherham Council, The Elizabeth Casson Trust, FrancisKnight Public Art Consultancy and The Somatic Practice and Chronic Pain Network.

Rob is part of the Wellcome Trust / Heart n Soul team who won the Inaugural Calouste Gulbenkian Award 2021. He was also Writer-in-Residence on the ‘Chatham Placemaking Project’ where 100 of his poems were built into the pavements of Kent. The project was Highly Commended in the National Planning Awards.

Rob trained in theatre design, spent 13 years in photography and 20 more writing for the UK’s top TV, film and theatre companies including the BBC, Channel 4, FIlmFour, Sony, Aardman, Working Title Films and the National Theatre. He has written a wide range of original material from a Christina Ricci feature to Google’s first play. For the past 5 years, Rob has been helping NHS and Social Care leaders to communicate in a way that is warm, welcoming and accessible to all.

Rob is currently writing his second play for Buxton Opera House.