Robert has over 40 years in the business world. He began his career in the auto industry, importing, retailing and wholesaling automotive share parts.
In the 1990s he began working in the fitness industry where he joined forces with AFL Legend Doug Wade to purchase Lifestyle Fitness Centers across Melbourne that went on to become the largest fitness group in Victoria.
Robert was the longest serving member of the Fitness Victoria board and in 2012was inducted into the Fitness Australia, 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 for Sage’s clients and improving their lives.
Having worked in the health and fitness industry for over 30 years, Robert identified the need to have specialised facilities for clients that have particular health and fitness challenges. Sage Active includes exercise programs and therapy prescribed by highly qualified professionals that have vastly more expertise and training than what can be provided by personal trainers from the fitness industry.