Rob works as a consultant in diabetes and endocrinology for University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. His sub-specialty interests are are diabetes and pregnancy, and management of patients with diabetes and chronic kidney disease. He is also the diabetologist on the Leicester Pancreatic Surgical team that is internationally-renowned for total pancreatectomy and islet autotransplantation. He has collaborated with Professor Joan Taylor of De Montfort University on the development of an implantable artificial pancreas.
He has been an ABCD committee member since 2008, serving as Treasurer 2011-14 and Chair 2014-2017.