Róbert was born in 1973 in Martin, in the middle of Slovakia. After secondary school and military service, he worked as a hospital nurse, entering the Society of Jesus in 1996. He studied philosophy and theology in Bratislava, spending regency was in Kosice as supervisor in a Jesuit hostel for two years (2000-2002). Róbert was ordained in 2006 and sent as a spiritual guide in the Retreat House in Prešov.