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Robin Watts

Robin Watts is an international safeguarding expert and independent trainer specialising in delivering child protection training to schools. He has delivered safeguarding training to over 280 international schools in over 70 countries worldwide and is a former detective for the Metropolitan Police, including spending 10 years working in the child abuse arena.

Robin is a worldwide specialist in delivering child abuse awareness training to schools, charities and volunteers and training the designated people in organisations in an advanced level of child protection. He has delivered training to and consulted with in excess of 1000 schools in the UK and all over the world. He has delivered safeguarding training, and assisted in the child protection procedures, policies, and practices. He also helps schools to get ready for the Ofsted inspection process and, to date, all schools he has worked with have achieved ‘Outstanding’ in the safeguarding arena.

Robin is a registered consultant with COBIS, does social work and lectures at universities. He is a former murder detective for the Metropolitan Police and during the latter part of his career worked predominantly in the child abuse arena, spending 5 years as a child abuse investigator before becoming a trainer/instructor/consultant.