Rob Harder - Vice Chairman Rob has spent over 20 years as a manager in information technology services for Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust at Derriford Hospital, developing a wide range of experience in general management within the NHS. His professional role provides a critical link between HeartSWell and local medical staff, ensuring that our resources are employed as efficiently as possible for the benefit of heart patients. Rob undertook a Devonport Dockyard electrical apprenticeship before becoming a project engineer and then a project manager in telecommunications. He is married with 2 children and is a keen golfer. Rob joined HeartSWell as a Trustee in 2014. His dad died of a heart attack in 1985, having been an angina sufferer for a number of years. It is a cause close to his heart.