University of Portsmouth
Sue Roberts is a senior lecturer in Politics and Public Administration at the University of Portsmouth. Reflecting her background in local and national government - 15 years as a manager in public services - Sue’s research interests are in community safety, policing, multi-agency partnerships and collaborative working. In partnership with the University of Macerata, she managed an EU project in Romania and Bulgaria to bring public sector partnerships in work and training to emerging democracies in Europe. She retains strong links with local multi-agency partnerships and groups across Hampshire, Sussex, Surrey, London and the North of England. She is currently researching effective solutions to knife crime through collaborative working.