Robert Watkinson

A senior member in Portland International, Robert’s work involves devising and implementing global communications campaigns and advising clients on international policy issues

Robert joined Portland in September 2006 to coordinate the launch of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation. He leads Portland’s work for philanthropic and international development clients

In 2009, Robert led the establishment of Portland’s Nairobi office. He oversees Portland work in Africa and the operation of the Portland Africa Network

Robert was formerly a Senior Consultant at Africa Practice, where he advised multinational businesses and multilateral organisations on communications around investment in Africa