Rob's first steps in the industry were with independent Friday Productions in 1991. He left to script edit The Bill for two and a half years. In June 1995 he joined Carlton Television to work on the development of in-house drama including, amongst others, Kavanagh QC, Inspector Morse and Cadfael. Rob was co-creator and Executive Producer of highly acclaimed series The Vice, starring Ken Stott, for ITV1. He also Executive Produced the two-parter The Hunt by Tony Marchant and both series of Big Bad World by Nick Martin.