Robert grew up in Manchester and spent much of his youth being taken to galleries by his parents where he developed his passion and love of art. After traveling and studying, Robert moved to London and has worked in finance for the last 18 years. Robert began collecting art in the early 1990s and over the past decade has spent much time in working with Eli, Tamar and Simon building the Franks – Suss collection.
Robert is on the Advisory Board of Global Angels, an international charity empowering disadvantaged children and their communities around the world. He also serves as Chair of the Patrons at the Royal Academy of the Arts.