Robert studied English Literature with Creative Writing at Lancaster University. He is a Broadcast Hot Shot and was on the h.Club 100 / Guardian Culture Professionals Network shortlist in 2013. He is also an alumnus of the BBC Writers Academy and the winner of the Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award at the International Emmys in 2011. He has been commissioned to write an original drama pilot for E4 and has developed material with Euston Films, Clerkenwell Films, Big Talk Productions, ITV Studios, Hartswood Films and Noho Film & Television. In 2018, he was selected for the inaugural Writers' Campus at Series Mania where he was personally selected by Carlton Cuse (Lost, Jack Ryan) as his mentee.