Chief Operating Officer, Hotter
Robert’s career spans more than 37 years within the footwear industry, in vital and varied roles that have provided him with vast experience in all areas of manufacture and trade.
He has worked for several premium footwear brands including Clarks, Pittards, Pentland, Kukri, Inov-8 and his most recent role at Hotter Shoes.
He is a former director of Satra and was a vital part of the Trailblazer group that created the new Footwear Manufacturing Apprenticeship.
Apart from an extensive industry knowledge Robert has also been a director of the BFA and the British Footwear Development Trust since 2016 and is a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers.