Rob is a Professor of Manufacturing for Cell and Gene Therapies at Loughborough University and a RCUK Academic Fellow (Biomanufacturing). He is also Founder and Managing Director of Advanced Bioprocess Services Limited and Scientific Lead at Safi Biosolutions.

Rob’s research focuses on the development of scientific and engineering solutions for cell-based therapy manufacture, engaging in both academic funded projects and provision of commercial process development services (via Advanced Bioprocess Services Ltd). In particular, he looks to address the challenges of scalability whilst improving control of product quality and cost of goods.