About us The team Rob Semple Rob is a qualified accountant with over 33 years of experience of financial management in the public and not for profit sectors. Originally from London, he joined the Civil Service after university, where he trained as an accountant, and worked for a number of Central Government Departments and Agencies in London, Cambridgeshire and Birmingham. In 2003 he left the Civil Service to join Sandwell Leisure Trust and then held senior finance roles with Solihull Community Housing and Birmingham City University before joining Queen Alexandra College (QAC) as Director of Finance and Resources in 2016. Rob is now leaving QAC after five very happy years to pursue other opportunities. Rob lives in Birmingham and enjoys travelling, time with his wonderful family and watching Aston Villa. He is looking forward to working with the Board and the team to help Dystonia UK in any way he can. Rob feels Dystonia UK does amazing work and is proud to be part of it.