Rob returns home as National People and Talent Director after an amazing 4 years at McCann London. Rob has played a critical part in the agency’s recent success, having helped transform and diversify talent and performance management. Rob’s unique and forward-thinking approach to talent has also played a significant role in converting global clients. He sits 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.
Previously 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.
Rob recently married his British wife Annabel and the happy couple still argue over the correct pronunciation of yoghurt! He was born and raised in Melbourne and before becoming a talent mogul, fulfilled his childhood dream of playing for the Melbourne Tigers in the NBL from 2008 - 2010… He’s a pug owner and serious sneaker collector!