Bob retired from the police in 1990 and then worked for West Sussex County Council for 15 years, initially in the Engineers department and latterly as a Traffic Management Consultant. Bob served as Chairman of the Chichester Branch of NARPO. He joined the PPHA Committee in 2000, initially to assist a founder member of PPHA, Don Milburn, to look after matters at The Croft. Bob then took over the additional role of secretary in 2004, and represents the PPHA at the national NARPO Conference each year.