Robert is Chairman and co-owner of Nelsons, the UK’s largest Natural Medicine manufacturer. The company was founded in 1860 and markets some of the UK’s most well known Natural Brands including “Rescue Remedy” and “Arnicare”.
In 2009 Robert and his wife Nicola opened Jupiter Artland Foundation, a sculpture park containing works by leading British and International sculptors. At its core is the Jupiter Educational Foundation set up to provide free education in the arts for all – with the special aim to inspire children to achieve. In 2016 Jupiter Artland was immensely proud to be nominated for the Arts Fund Museum of the Year Award.
Robert is also involved in a number of important charities. He is a Chair of The Edinburgh Art Festival, The Barcapel Foundation and Prostate Scotland and is a trustee of The Art Room and The Little Sparta Trust
Robert holds an MA in History from Trinity College, Dublin and is a Graduate of The Harvard Business School.