Rob is the Area Sales Manager for Close Brothers Asset Finance and covers Cornwall, Devon & Somerset. He provides flexible funding solutions to businesses looking to both acquire assets, particularly relating to transport and logistics and refinance existing assets to unlock valuable working capital.
Rob has been on the board of the Chamber since April 2010 and is a champion for small and micro businesses, to this end he can regularly be seen at numerous networking events throughout the city. Rob currently holds the Events & Training portfolio and is a member of the internal Operations & Finance Group. In addition, Rob represents the Chamber on the Devon & Cornwall Business Council Advisory Board as well as sitting on the Heart of the South West Business Forum Executive Group.
Rob likes to keep himself relatively fit, and to avoid the gym he spends most Saturday afternoons running around a rugby field as he is a qualified rugby referee. To support this he walks his three Border/Lakeland Terriers in and around the beautiful countryside. He is partial to good food, good films, good company and a good book!
Favourite film: Aliens or Lord of the Rings (I can’t choose which one!)
First car: Austin A40 Countryman
Favourite City: New York (It’s got everything!)
Favourite food: Charcuterie (Starter), Sunday Roast (main), Crème brulee (dessert)
events and training
events and training
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Open For Business: Conference and Exhibition
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Meet the Chamber: Plymouth
Join us for the Devon Chamber's FREE networking event, Meet The Chamber. This event is designed to: Welcome members that are new to...