Bob is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and a Member of the Academy of Experts. Bob was made an MBE in the 2007 New Year's Honours List for services to business and to the community in London.
His professional work extends to general, financial and commercial advice, and he acts as a trustee and an executor for a number of clients. Bob was for 11 years a board member of Think London, the official foreign direct investment agency for London, and advises many non UK companies on doing business in the UK.
Bob lectures on taxation and company law and is joint author of Understanding Company Accounts, now in its fourth edition, and Mastering Business Information Technology.
Bob spends much of his time travelling, promoting London and the UK as business centres, not only representing the firm and its international association, but also in co-operation with UK Trade & Investment. In July 2010, Bob completed a two year term as Chairman of BKR International, our international association. Bob was also a non-executive director of easyJet plc until May 2010. In June 2012, Bob was appointed as a Director to the board of London First, a membership organisation with the mission to make London the best city in the world in which to do business.
Bob is a regularly quoted on tax and commercial issues in the national press, and has recently appeared on radio and television.
Bob and his wife Pippa live in north London and have three children; Katie, Simon and Joanna. Formerly a trustee of The Prince's Foundation for the Built Environment, Bob is also a governor of Highgate School and a trustee of The Mayor of London's Fund for Young Musicians. He is a keen skier, avid Spurs football supporter, and enjoys theatre and opera.