Rob was educated at Berkhamstead School and started his first business, Rimac, aged 21.  With one of his main goals to own a Ferrari before he was 25 , he just about made it and a lot of cars later, sold the company in 2003.

In 2005 with the help of his wife Sue , he started Clothing for Events, designing, manufacturing and supplying a wide range of prestigious companies with corporate wear. He is married with three grown up sons, a very keen golfer and passionate about rugby supporting Scotland and still waiting for his first cap!