Since joining Bendigo and Adelaide Bank in 1987, Robert has held a wide and varied range of positions across the Group, from Customer Service Officer to playing a pivotal role in the development and expansion of the Community Bank® model. Robert is currently Executive Corporate and Public Affairs with responsibility for shaping and maximising the Bank’s position through external communications and championing its point of difference to all stakeholder groups.
From 2006 Robert managed key innovative partnerships for the Bank before moving into the role of Head of Group Strategy in 2009. Robert joined the Bank’s executive team in 2013.
Robert is always on the lookout for challenging and unique ways to give back to his community. He has participated in a number of fundraising events including volunteering for Earthwatch, counting African fauna and flora in South African wildlife reserves. Robert is a director of the Bendigo Art Gallery, and a director of Community Sector Banking.