Over the last 25 years, Rob has advised private equity, corporate and banking clients on over 160 deals across a range of transactions including buy-side diligence, vendor assist, vendor initiated due diligence and public transactions. His career to date has included 10 years overseas (USA and Germany) and his industry experience includes media and technology, healthcare, recruitment, business services and a specialist focus on the financial services sector.

Rob undertook leadership roles in a Big-4 firm, initially in Manchester and then in the New York practice. More recently Rob established and built a successful due diligence practice within a boutique advisory firm in the Yorkshire and North East region.

Having also spent a number of years working in industry in senior finance roles, Rob is uniquely placed to understand the business and commercial risks associated with transactions. During his time in industry Rob was not only involved in transactional support but also post-acquisition integration and process improvement projects.