At UK level, Bob sits on the Board of AGCAS (Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services) as Director of Research and Knowledge and President-elect. He is also on the Research Group of the ISE (Institute of Student Employers – formerly AGR). He is regularly approached by institutions to be an external member of senior appointing panels and institutional reviews and by government and related agencies for expert input into research and policy discussions relating to graduate employability. The latter includes leading a HEFCE Learning Gain pilot project. Bob is a Fellow of NICEC.