Robert is a UK registered Specialist in Dental Public Health (DPH) working as a Consultant for the national public health agency, Public Health England, in the southwest of England. He is passionate about preventing oral disease and promoting oral health in the UK and internationally, and about the FDI’s aim of making quality oral healthcare affordable, accessible and available for all. Rob is also a Professor at the University of Plymouth, where he is Head of Department in Community Dentistry and Public Health. In this role, he leads an award winning not-for-profit dental organisation, which delivers clinical services and oral health programmes to underserved communities. This involves educating the next generation of dental professionals in population wide prevention of oral disease by working through community engagement with vulnerable and disadvantaged groups. He has developed several successful oral health programmes for children, people experiencing homelessness, people with learning disabilities, and for asylum seekers and refugees.