Robert is a trained economist and entrepreneur with a background of sporting excellence, and a passion for design and experience.
Robert heads up Lamington Group, an established group of companies investing and developing real estate in the residential and commercial sectors. He is also the founder and MD of award-winning room2 Hometels, an innovative and creative hospitality brand and operating business which bridges the gap between Airbnb and hotels. room2 currently has 2 open sites with 5 in the pipeline, as part of an ambitious roll out plan of 5000 keys by 2030.
Robert used to compete at the highest international level representing Great Britain in sailing for 10 years in a fiercely competitive, performance-orientated environment. He brings these skills to business today, actively targeting market shares of the hotel giants with a more relevant business model built for the future.