Chief People Officer
Rob is the People Director at Wunderman Thompson, where he is responsible for the agencies most important asset... our People.
Rob was previously the Chief Talent Officer at McCANN Australia and McCANN London. He played a critical role in McCANN Worldgroup’s recent success having helped to transform and diversify the agencies approach to its People. With a unique and forward-thinking to talent, he also played a significant role in converting global new business wins.
Rob sat on the Global Diversity & Inclusion Coalition and was recognised by being asked to present evidence at The House of Lords regarding the benefits of an internationally diverse workforce in the wake of Brexit.
Prior to McCANN, Rob was the Global Talent Partner for Adidas, based out of HQ in Germany, Rob oversaw the major sporting brand’s largest Talent initiative in the history of the business. Rob was responsible for building and enhancing Adidas's digital offering across Germany, Amsterdam, London, Brazil, Moscow, New York, Paris, Tokyo & Shanghai.
Before his passion for Talent, Rob fulfilled his childhood dream of playing for the Melbourne Tigers in the NBL from 2008 - 2010. Rob now lives in Melbourne with his wife Annabel and their little boy Finley. He’s a British bulldog owner and serious sneaker collector.