Robin retired from Deloitte in January 2010 having spent some 20 years as a senior VAT Consultant.

Educated at Dumfries Academy and Glasgow University Robin continued his training with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland qualifying in 1975. He spent some years in general practice before specialising in taxation.

He is a Trustee of the newly formed East Ayrshire Leisure Trust and also serves as a Director of the National Theatre of Scotland.

Robin looks forward to the challenge of working with his fellow directors on the Hospice Board, and continuing to maintain the wonderful reputation which the Hospice services enjoy throughout Ayrshire.

Married and living in Kilmarnock, Robin and his wife share a lifelong interest in the local amateur musical society. Outside family and the theatre Robin's interests are reading, travel and photography.