Robert learnt the art of joinery and cabinet making, firstly as a boat builder. Since then he's gain a variety of valuable experience in the building industry. He's worked as a Project Manager for one of New Zealand's largest construction companies and he ran his own building company for ten years. Having spent seven years working as a 'Tischler' (Joiner) in Germany, Robert is fluent in both the German language and in German building. Robert has ten years of teaching experience from working as a construction and carpentry tutor at Unitc in Auckland. He's a New Zealand Licenced Building Practitioner and a member of Certified Builders.