Homes and Communities Agency

Rob has a background in focussed regeneration delivery agencies including Telford New Town, Sheffield Urban Development Corporation and English Partnerships, the government’s regeneration agency. His career has also included working for Sheffield City Council and, within the private sector, a regeneration and construction consultant with Bucknall Austin. Rob headed up National Programmes within EP before its merger into the Homes and Communities Agency. He is currently Head of Area for Sheffield City Region and The Humber where his team manages a range of affordable housing and market investment programmes and the delivery of major projects including reclamation and development for housing of Avenue Coking Works and growth of the Advanced Manufacturing Park Technology Centre in Sheffield City Region. In the Humber, his team is opening up Goole 36 for over 4,000 new jobs. He recently finished a 5 year term on Rotterdam’s International Advisory Board and chairs the Yorkshire and Humberside ERDF Access to Finance committee.