Dr. Robert Green OBE

Dr. Robert Green OBE

University of Kent

University Reader

Dr. Robert Green is currently a Reader in Forensic Science and the Director of Student Engagement within the School of Physical Sciences at the University of Kent, UK, as well as teaching extensively on the forensic science program within the school. Prior to joining the University, he worked within Research and Service Development at the Forensic Science Service and later lead the Science and Technology Unit within the Police Standards Unit at the UK Home Office. Most notably he was responsible for initiating the Home Office work on performance improvements, using computer simulation to ensure the most effective business processes are adopted across the forensic science services. He is well known for developing and leading the national program of cold case rape investigation – Operation Advance as well as being a national and international speaker on the development of DNA and other biometric databases. Throughout his career, he has managed a number of national and international projects namely, CCTV, street crime and homicide reduction initiatives in order to ensure the most effective use of technology to combat crime. He was made an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list of 2008 for his services to forensic science. Over 34 years he has led a large number of consultancies both in the UK and abroad, dealing with science, technology and how we maximise our business processes to get the best from the investment in science.