Robert graduated from the Australian National University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting and Marketing. He is currently working at New South Wales Treasury in the Commissioning and Contestability Unit where he applies his strategic and problem solving skills to improving the delivery of Government services. This is the second time Robert has achieved success in The Undergraduate Awards – in 2016 he was named the Oceania Regional Winner in the Business category for his paper “Full Life Cycle Assessment of ‘Dunhill International’ Cigarettes as produced by British American Tobacco”. The paper has since been published in the ANU Undergraduate Research Journal.

Robert has demonstrated his leadership and passion for service through volunteer positions including serving as an Executive Member of Youth in ACTion for Suicide Prevention, Senior Academic Mentor of the ANU, and tutoring at the Migrant and Refugee Settlement Services Centre in Canberra.