Rob received a Merit in the PGDip Parish Church Studies: Heritage, History and Fabric at the University of York in 2019, having previously completed a BA in the History of Art, also at York, in 2016. He continues to apply his research and presentation skills in support of independently organised walking tours of historic churches in York, alongside a career with the Anglican Diocese of Leeds Education team. Rob is a regular guest speaker at the annual PGDip residential weekend in York. As a volunteer with the Churches Conservation Trust he has contributed his research skills to a variety of interpretation projects and assisted in the delivery of their Northern heritage tours in 2018. Since 2017 Rob has also run the @CHURCHCRAWLING Instagram account.