Robert joined FWAG SW in April 2022 and works on Countryside stewardship applications, mapping, soil sampling and general support for Gloucestershire advisers. With a BAgrSc in Agri-Environmental Sciences from University College Dublin, he developed an interest in agriculture from living in the countryside in Ireland and helping on friends and neighbouring farms growing up.

Robert has experience working on organic and conventional farms in Ireland and UK covering a range of enterprises. During university he had a 3-month work placement on an organic estate in Wiltshire where he further developed an interest in Agri-ecological and sustainable farming practices.