Bob is a retired Senior Australian Army Officer and Civil Engineer who for seven years was also CEO of an Aged Care organisation. Bob is a Rotarian with the Rotary Club of Kew and is a former District Director of Vocational Service and Assistant Governor in Rotary District 9800.
In 2015, he received a District 9800 PHF for his Life After Stroke program and a RI President Vocational Leadership Award for this and other Rotary vocational programs he has initiated. In 1992, Bob was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM).
Through personal experience as a Carer for his wife, Ruth, who had a stroke in 2006, Bob has a driving interest in the use of networks and mentoring to find solutions to difficulties faced by many Stroke Survivors and Carers seeking to reclaim their previous life.