Robert has over 40 years in the business world which began in the automotive industry, importing, retailing and wholesaling automotive share parts.
He then began working in the fitness industry where he joined forces with AFL Legend Doug Wade to purchase Lifestyle Fitness Centers which became the largest fitness group in Victoria.
Robert was the longest serving member of the Fitness Victoria board in the 1990’s and in 2012 was inducted into the Industry body’s Fitness Industry Roll of Honour.
From the mid 1990’s Robert established and operated vocational education institutes, training many thousands of Personal Trainers under the brands AIF and Sage Institute of Fitness.
Robert is passionate about positive outcomes and changing peoples lives. Having worked in the health and fitness industry for over 30 years, Robert saw the need for facilities for clients that have particular health and fitness challenges, being offered. These include exercise programs and therapy by better qualified professionals that have vastly more expertise than what can be provided by personal trainers from the fitness industry.