Bobby was born in east London, resident of East Ham. He studied for his GCSEs at St Bonaventure’s Comprehensive School. He won an academic scholarship to study his A-Levels at Eton College. He then studied Maths at Oxford University for a year and did a Maths & Economics degree at Royal Holloway University of London. Bobby then worked as a financial markets Trader in investment banking (Lehman Brothers and Nomura) and was an accountant (PwC). Bobby is the co-founder of OxFizz, a national award-winning educational social enterprise. He is also currently a trustee of UpRising, a charity focused on youth leadership. Bobby has now moved into education. He completed his Maths teacher training at Hughes Hall, Cambridge University, and his Masters in Education. He is currently a Doctorate student in Education (specialising in Maths) at Emmanuel College, Cambridge University, as well as teaching school maths. He has co-presented a BBC Radio Four documentary on Polymaths, as well as published a general knowledge quiz book.