Bobby, was educated at St Bons, a state school in Newham, East London, before gaining a Sixth Form scholarship to study at Eton College. After Oxford & Royal Holloway, he started his career in investment banking trading at Lehman Brothers and Nomura and then qualified as a Chartered Accountant at PwC. Bobby is now a school maths teacher and Cambridge University doctorate student. He rose to prominence through his appearances as captain of Emmanuel College Cambridge on BBC quiz show University Challenge. He is author of the bestselling book "The Life-Changing Magic of Numbers" and co-presenter of podcast ‘Maths Appeal’ and has co-presented two series of the BBC 2 series "Monkman and Seagull's Genius Guides".