Rob is a multi award winning Broadcaster and Producer. He won the prestigious 02 Scoop of the Year award in 2015 for an exclusive political story for ITV which received enormous national attention and in the same year he was appointed an OBE in the New Year Honour’s list for Services to Broadcasting in the North West of England.
A former World in Action investigator and Board Director of Granada Television; he became ITV’s longest serving Presenter of Political programmes in 2014 (his debut was in 1994 for Granada Television).
He has worked for ITN and created programmes for the main channels across the UK and stations abroad. Rob is regularly asked to comment in the media on live events, most recently on BBC Breakfast which claims a reach of 6.5m people daily.
He hosted the first Weekend Breakfast programme on BBC Radio Five Live with Jane Garvey and recently completed a series of exclusive headline grabbing interviews for ITV with the Prime Minister, Chancellor of The Exchequer, Ed Miliband and Nigel Farage ahead of the 2015 General Election.
He founded the multi-disciplined and multi-million pounds media group Hasgrove plc which included public affairs businesses, digital marketing, advertising, PR and design companies.
He hosts events across the UK and has advised companies and charities across Europe and the USA.