Rob holds a Bachelor of Engineering (natural resources) and Masters of Science (resource science).  He is an experienced Whitewater Rafting Instructor and qualified Padi Dive Master.  He has also completed the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

He has lived and travelled abroad with 6 collective years being spent in England (cricket coach/player), Japan (English teacher/rafting guide), USA (rafting instructor) and Hong Kong (youth development coordinator/ leader).

Locally he has led overland extended safaris through the World Heritage deserts of central Australia and the majestic Great Ocean Road and Grampians.  In tropical Far Northern Queensland Rob undertook day tours amongst the ancient tropical forests of the Daintree National Park as well as crewing as a Dive Master on the Great Barrier Reef.  On Norfolk Island he was once again a dive master in his free time as he undertook his voluntary work for the EcoNorfolk Foundation.

Since 2009 Rob has called the NT home and has led tours into West Arnhemland, Kakadu, Katherine, Daly, Litchfield and beyond, culminating in the start of ‘ethical adventures’ in 2014.