Dr Alex Robinson

Disability Inclusion for Health and Development, Unit Head

Dr Alex Robinson is the Head of the Disability Inclusion in Health and Development Unit at the Nossal Institute for Global Health. Alex’s work experience crosses applied development research, policy and practice. He has extensive experience of disability inclusive practice from inclusive education to livelihoods and social protection and from emergency preparedness to humanitarian response.

Alex is engaged in disability inclusion in disaster risk reduction (DRR) at the regional and international policy level. He was co-founder of the Disability-inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction Network that played a lead role in ensuring disability inclusion in the Sendai Framework for DRR 2015-2030. Alex has a PhD in development studies and is particularly concerned with issues of inclusion, risk and resilience within sustainable human development.