Robert has a rare mix of military and commercial experience. He has worked in industry for 11 years, mainly in Defence and Security project & stakeholder management and also in the delivery of services including training and consultancy.
He is currently leading engagement in the UK focussing on lessons identified during the procurement and operation of Urgent Operational Requirement (UOR) UAS and their future use. He is also involved in a number of other Coalition-focussed ISR projects.
A serving member of the Reserve Forces, Robert’s primary focus has been in the field of imagery intelligence, including strategic satellite analysis and development of tactical Full Motion Video analysis from a variety of UAS.
He has operated with numerous exploitation applications and platforms including Desert Hawk 3, T-Hawk, ScanEagle, Hermes 450, MQ-1 Predator, MQ-9 Reaper and the CORTEZ network (including fixed camera systems and aerostats). His UK-based role has included work at the Defence Intelligence Fusion Centre (DIFC) and at the Tactical Imagery Intelligence Wing (TIW).