Robin was born and raised in Southwest London and after university enjoyed a career as an actor in film and London's famous West End. The son of an architect, he grew up visiting building sites and always had a passion for property design and development, so naturally found his footing in estate agency. He began working at Warren Estate Agents in Putney before joining Westways in Notting Hill and Bayswater as their Senior Lettings Negotiator. He then worked for Purplebricks managing valuations and sales for the Southwest London Team.
He is a keen skier and golfer, is handy in a pub quiz, has an A-Level in ceramics and was top of the charts at Christmas 1993.