Rob has worked in further and higher education for 30 years. He was employed as a Vice Principal at Bridgend College for 15 years and currently works at a managerial level for the qualifications regulator, Qualifications Wales. Rob is a qualified teacher, has a degree in Economics and Politics and a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management. He is active in his community, a governor of primary school, comprehensive school and at Coleg Y Cymoedd. Rob is a keen sportsman and amateur photographer.