A Chartered Chemist, working in the pharmaceutical industry with companies including Sandoz, Ciba-Geigy, Novartis, Sanofi and GSK. He has a strong background in quality and pharmaceutical production gaining a Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Pharmaceutical Sciences and subsequently Qualified Person status in 1995.
Rob is an experienced leader with Operations Director roles in both Sanofi and GSK, involving many change management programmes. Ten years practical experience in the application of LEAN practices and the different approaches for the development of a shared organisational LEAN mindset.
"It is clear to me, that effective and robust business processes are often the backbone to a successful organisation. Moreover, I firmly believe that true success can only be achieved and sustained by the people driving those processes, people steered by sound values including respect for people, passion for performance and customer focus.”