Robert Roe began teaching in 1975. He joined STAV in 1976 and CEGV in 1999. He was the Science Talent Search Director from 1987 until 1993, and STAV President from 1996 – 1998.
In 1988 Robert was seconded to the University of Melbourne as a lecturer in teacher education. He completed his PhD in 2016 at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education. Robert is a founder member and secretary of Mag-Net Online Association of STEM Educators.