Robert has just completed a period as Complaints Commissioner for the NDIS, before which he was a Nous Principal for five years, leading Nous’ public policy work, higher education sector engagement and the ACT office. Robert now partners with Nous on specific assignments while consulting through his own business.
Robert has done extensive work in the community sector, where he has maintained a long-term commitment; serving on boards, as an adviser and as a consultant. He currently serves on the Board of the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations.
Robert also holds an honorary position as an Enterprise Fellow at the University of Melbourne and is a stream lead in a five-year research program on Aboriginal youth mental health. He is also an accredited mediator and holds degrees in education, public health and economic policy.