Rob is the Head of Department for Finance, Accounting and Business Systems at Sheffield Hallam University and an expert in sport finance. With 20 years' experience in Higher Education in a variety of roles, ranging from Quality Enhancement to External Relations, Rob has significant teaching and research experience in the sport business field. To that end, his main teaching and research interests are in the finance and economics of sport with his PhD focussing on the factors affecting financial performance in professional team sports.