Robert is the Systems Administrator for Blue Chip Technology, a manufacturing firm based near Chester. The company manufactures industrial and embedded computing devices as well as offering a full design and build capability. Company infrastructure has a large FOSS component supporting users with a wide range of IT requirements. PHP and mysql are used widely in the organisation for data recording and other purposes.
Prior to joining Bluechip Technology Robert worked as a web developer back in the days of php 3.x. More recently he has been an active member of the php North West Group as well as getting involved with technology projects supporting both his local primary school and youth club.
When not involved in computing stuff Robert enjoys the company of his wife and two young daughters, DIY and general tinkering with anything that can be taken apart with a good tool set or a big hammer.