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Technical Director Marine Division

Robert started his working career with a leading switchgear manufacturer, Whipp & Bourne Limited, back in September 1967 and he completed his apprenticeship in 1972.

For a short period of time he took the post of apprentice training instructor at Whipp & Bourne.

Robert joined the site service team in 1978 and progressed from installation/service engineer to test/commissioning engineer in the marine and industrial environments.

During this period he was involved in many prodigious project but in particular the on shore/off shore commissioning of the "North Cormorant" oil platform in the North Sea.

Robert set up Global Switchgear Services with his fellow directors in 1997 with a view to providing a first class service to both the marine and industrial sectors.