Rob has held a number of senior administrative positions in a career spanning over thirty years in education. He has also worked as a consultant in matters of curriculum delivery, timetabling, school administration and school network infrastructure.
He has contributed nationally and internationally with articles on leadership, coaching, STEM integration, evidence-based decision-making and educational research, and with Dr Brendan Bentley from the University of Adelaide, presented at the 2018 International Cognitive Load Theory Conference in Beijing on using Cognitive load theory to enhance learning in a minimally-guided STEM-rich activity.
Rob is the current secretary of the SA Branch Executive of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders and is a member of the Board of Directors for Educators SA. He was a 2019 recipient of the ACEL National Fellowship Award for significant contribution to educational leadership at the state and/or national level.
At Hutton Consulting, Rob has the dual role of Operations Manager and Educational Consultant, working with schools in the areas of Executive Search, Leadership Development and Administrative Reviews.