Robert has worked at Thanet Earth since the earliest days of the project in 2008 as part of the leadership team on site. He has helped develop a cutting edge, fully functioning greenhouse complex. Now Technical Director, he is responsible for all aspects of product quality, innovation, research projects, varietal development, sustainability, environment and food safety.
Originally a Kent farmer, Robert has spent 25 years working in the produce industry, always with a strong focus on serving the particular needs of multiple retailer customers. His broad experience covers commercial, operational and technical roles, across a wide variety of products grown both in the UK and around the world. Prior to joining Thanet Earth he held a commercial position at Mack.