Nick Robson has a rich background in the non-governmental (NGO) sector. He received his MA in Peace Studies from the University of Bradford. Nick has consulted for the British Red Cross in Disaster Management and is the founder of the Cayman Institute, a think tank doing policy research in areas such as global warming and climate change, energy security and economic sustainability for small island states. Nick also has a background in security and law enforcement. His geographical areas of interest are Central and South Asia and the Middle East as well as Small Island Developing States. He is also the Chief Coordinator of the South Asian Strategic Stability Institute (SASSI) whose aims are to make a leading contribution to regional and international academic and policy-orientated research discourses about South Asian security.
His publications include Cayman Islands Energy Policy: Background Advisory Report and Sea Level Rise and Its Implications for the Cayman Islands. See <http://www.caymaninstitute.org.ky/publications.html>
MA Dissertation: Causes of terrorism in South Asia
-Geopolitical, strategic and security implications of climate & energy security
-Food and water security implications
-Climate / Refugee problem
-Conflict and climate change
-Disaster management and climate change
-Economic, political and social issues in the world’s smallest countries and dependencies (including SIDS)
Disaster Response – IFRC.
Human Rights – Int’l Human Rights Academy (University of Utrecht).
UN training in Peace Keeping Operations (UNITAR)
Climate Reality Advocate with The Climate Reality Project