Bob and his family moved into Sonning Common over 40 years ago. He is a Chartered Civil Engineer with experience in the private and public sectors working mainly in the southern half of the country. He was, during the early years at Sonning Common, a Parish Councillor on the Finance and Planning Committees and he designed and constructed the Bishopswood football/cricket pitches and the tennis courts. He had the privilege to meet the Queen, Prince Philip and the Queen Mother when he was with the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.
When he retired as Director of Environmental Services he worked for an Environmental Trust and also undertook computer graphics for a London security company.