Robert studied A Level Maths, Physics and Geography.

Having graduated in Physics from Swansea University in 1993 Robert studied for a masters in Environmental Analysis. In 2002, after several years in industry, he completed his PGCE and entered the teaching profession.

Boards, memberships and awards
Physics Teacher of the Year in Wales, Institute of Physics, 2014
Preseli Astronomy Group, Founding Member and Secretary
Edexcel, Team Leader

At work...
Robert is Head of Science & Technology at his school in Wales. He is an avid supporter of STEM enrichment and has secured funding to run many STEM events; Astronomy and Robotics clubs, workshops for primary teachers and Energy and Electricity Road Shows. He also leads Pembrokeshire's 'Starlab Project', touring schools with a mobile planetarium and solar telescope.

Break time...
Robert says that learning is "a life long process" and has completed many e-learning course from the Open University, Coursera and Futurelearn to further his knowledge.

We asked Robert...

Given the chance, would you go to space?
Oh yes!

What's the best thing about science?
Discovery and exploration.

What's the best thing about working at the National Space Academy?
Getting to meet and discuss Space with so many scientists and engineers.