"I am delighted to be appointed a Patron of Tilehouse Counselling. The demand by people of all ages-but particularly the young-for counselling for a great many issues is huge and growing and I have been most impressed with the manner in which Tilehouse are tackling this and making counselling available to people of all ages and backgrounds offering g vital help at times of great need. I hope that I can be of some help to promote and expand their important work in Hertfordshire."


Robert was awarded a CBE “for services to British Industry and voluntary work in the UK” in the New Year’s Honours List of 2014 and was appointed Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Hertfordshire by The Queen in 2017- a position he will hold until 2028.