Robert Watkinson

Robert Watkinson

As a Partner, 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.