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Personal Statement

Robert has worked in research and evaluation in a variety of institutions for the last 10 years. Happiest doing applied research in real-world settings, he enjoys combining his legal and psychological training to develop practical approaches to research and evaluation of socio-legal problems.

Research Interests

Research interests include legal empowerment and access to justice, specifically how/if people use and experience legal structures. In particular interest in the Children's Hearings System, it's operation and efficacy.

Expertise & Capabilities

Expertise in evaluation methods and methodology, socio-legal research, and measure design and implementation

Academic / Professional qualifications

B.Sc. Psychology from the University of Aberdeen, 2001

PG.Dip. Psychology from the University of Wales, Cardiff, 2002

M.Res. Psychology from the University of Aberdeen, 2004

LLB from the University of London (external), 2008

PhD Law (pending) from the University of Tilburg, Netherlands

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

External positions

Chairperson, Bantuan Coffee Foundation

1 Jul 2012 → …


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