General Counsel and Company Secretary
Rob is a qualified solicitor, who joined The Crown Estate in 2012 from City law firm Herbert Smith Freehills, where he specialised in commercial property and infrastructure projects.
Rob has been the General Counsel and Company Secretary of The Crown Estate since 1 January 2016, having previously held the role of Head of Legal. Rob has responsibility for all of the legal affairs of The Crown Estate and, as Company Secretary, is responsible for the delivery of company secretarial support to the business, ensuring robust standards of corporate governance. Rob is also the strategic lead on Knowledge Management and Information Security.