Robert graduated with a First Class Honours in Biochemistry from the University of London, conducting his final research project in molecular biology within the Advanced Gene and Cell Therapy Laboratory at Royal Holloway University. A passionate biogerontology and longevity advocate, he is currently senior editor at The Longevity Reporter, the premier source of longevity, healthcare and aging related news. He has also interned and consulted at the UK based think tank, The Biogerontology Research Foundation.

Robert possesses an additional degree in BA Film Production, and is focused on combining scientific rigour within a multidisciplinary approach to solving the ethical and practical challenges posed by aging and age-related disease.