Robert has a background in youth work, residential care & policy making and his experience of working with young people goes back almost 30 years. Prior to co-founding A&M Scotland, now Achieve More! Scotland, Robert worked in Policy Development and Senior Management positions, both within Local Government and the Private Sector. Robert has been involved in the design and delivery of countless personal development programmes within a range of settings including residential care and YOI’s.
Robert has been a board member of LGBT Youth Scotland and the Princes Trust Scotland, the Anti-Social Behaviour Youth Steering Group in Glasgow and has previously advised the Scottish Government on their development of a national strategy for young people.
Since co-founding Achieve More! Scotland in 2009 Robert is proud to have seen the extensive development of the programmes on offer, the staff and of course the young people themselves. Robert’s role within Achieve More! is to lead and manage the organisation and to set its strategic vision and goals. He is passionate about the work that Achieve More! do with young people and the difference it makes to their lives, and hopes to continue to deliver high quality youth work and diversionary activities throughout the West of Scotland, and beyond.