Rob gained his MBA degree in 1995 from P.U.C. Limburg, Belgium. From 1987 to 1988, he studied Business Economics in Tilburg University. He studied Business Engineering & Management Sciences at Eindhoven University of Technology, 1983-1989. In 1988, Rob started work in KPMG International as a consultant.
In 1990 he became a consultant in small to medium-sized enterprises for KNOV Consultancy. From 1990 to 1995, he cooperated with Deloitte as a senior consultant on business opportunity projects, adapting and implementing strategies and business plans to gain financial support for high-risk innovative projects.
Rob is well experienced in interim management, business development, ICT/ISP management, management consultancy, team coaching, stress consultancy, career and employability consultancy. He is a lecturer at Wittenborg in Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Corporate Entrepreneurship and Logistics.