Robert studied marine biology, zoology and forensic medicine in Kiel, in the northern part of Germany. He is a scientific diver and has completed more than 1,500 dives all over the world, from the Arctic to New Zealand in all climate zones. Growing up in Jena, he started travelling when he was 18 and has been exploring continents ever since. He became the world´s youngest head of an aquarium, leading Europe’s largest. Since 2004, he has worked as an expedition guide for professional photographers and filmmaking teams around the world. He is an award-winning underwater photographer who specializes in large underwater animals, accordingly filming a documentary about Orca whales in 2012. His passion for nature and photography always engages his audience.