Robert has a mixed farm of nearly 500 acres on the Cotswolds above Cheltenham. The farm is a mix of 110 beef, 210 lambing sheep and 140 acres of arable with wheat, barley, oats and oilseed rape in the rotation.

Robert has been interested in conservation since he joined the Young Farmers and now successfully manages an HLS/ELS scheme within the Cotswold Farmland Bird Project. He has been involved with FWAG for over 34 years, with roles including the Young Farmers representative, Treasurer and Chair of Gloucestershire FWAG.