Rob founded Source Music, an independent music publishing. licensing and management company in 2009 (Pirra, Declan Kelly, Sarai, Lincoln Mackinnon, Em Flach, Justin Hunter, Ed Wells). Rob likes to focus on A&R and providing up and coming artists with the mentorship and artistic guidance they need. Source works with artists across many genres and has placed music in advertisements for Sunrice, Google, Crown Casino and Toyota.
Rob is also a director and business partner in the labels Indica Australia (Hein Cooper, Hey Major, Danko Jones, Lost Tropics, St Joan), Interface Music (Boomchild and Dylan Wright) and El Sol Records (Hill Town).
Prior to establishing Source, Rob was Program Director at contemporary youth network Triple J for ten years. In this period the Network established key properties such as Unearthed, which Rob managed for five years, the annual Hottest 100, and key festival relationships with Big Day Out, Homebake and Falls.
Rob is always on the lookout for new talent and travels extensively to build contacts for his business and the artists he represents. Yes, he’s obsessed with music.