Rob Stokes is the Liberal Member for Pittwater and the NSW Minister for Education.
Before entering Parliament in 2007, Rob was a practising solicitor and Senior Lecturer with the Division of Law at Macquarie University. He holds a PhD in Law, Master of Laws, Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Arts, Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and Diploma in Biblical Studies.
Rob has been actively involved in volunteer work in the legal profession and has written numerous articles on environmental planning and NSW tax law in a variety of books and academic journals.
Outside work, Rob is an assessor and trainer with Surf Life Saving Northern Beaches and is a patrol captain at Mona Vale Beach, where he has patrolled over the past 20 years. Rob and Sophie Stokes live in Newport with their three young children.