Senior Low Vision Consultant
Quantum Reading Learning Vision
Rob’s background is in the optical industry where he has held numerous positions within retail and wholesale businesses after qualifying as an Optical Dispenser from Sydney Technical College in 1980. In 1981 he began working within the Low Vision sector for O.P.S.M. Visual Aids gaining experience at Royal Blind Society, Concord Rehabilitation Hospital and Sydney Eye Hospital. During this period he also was on the teaching staff of the Guild of Dispensing Opticians. After having moved to Perth and, having lived there for 13 years running his own Optical Dispensing businesses, he moved back to Sydney and soon after started working for Quantum Technology in 2004 as Low Vision Consultant in New South Wales.
Rob is now the Senior Low Vision Consultant and Product Specialist at Quantum Technology and has gained a wealth of experience within the low vision field having travelled around Australia and overseas to numerous trade shows and exhibitions. Rob has had extensive training by manufacturers and producers of assistive technology. Quantum Technology now has the largest range of software and hardware for people with a learning disability, who are blind or have low vision. He spends most of his time helping vision impaired people to make the correct choice of assistive technology to help them remain or regain their independence.