Robin has been involved in the IT sector for over 30 years and has a BA and MBA from the University of Glasgow. In 1999 he set up Advanced Data Services Ltd, which became one of the UK's largest independent companies in the document processing sector.

More recently he has established Abergower Ltd which is based in Paisley with offices in London, Sydney and Casablanca. Abergower helps clients implement digital transformation strategies and maximse the role of digitisation. He has become increatingly involved in converting old and precious heritage material to digital content.