Robert Slonje’s 22-year career, both practical and academic, has always been centred on young people and their wider network; including education, employment, mental health, and family-and social issues. Robert has worked in a variety of positions and settings such as universities, schools, recreation centres, care homes, young offenders centres and in a live-in position with unaccompanied asylum seeking children fleeing war. Robert received his PhD in Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London. His research has focused on the social aspects within developmental psychology, such as bullying (including cyberbullying) behaviours, effects, preventive and intervention strategies. Robert has worked and collaborated with youth, practitioners, universities and governmental departments around the world in order to gain a broader understanding of youth behaviours.