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Mr. Robert Ford


Robert is a Lecturer in Risk Management and Insurance in the Kemmy Business School. Having graduated from BBS in the University of Limerick he worked with PJT Insurance Company specialising in event and liability insurance. Robert returned to UL to begin teaching and pursue research in 2009. Currently he is researching the 'Implications of the Environmental Liability Directive on Irish Stakeholders from a Risk Management and Insurance Perspective' for which he was awarded the Louise Newman Memorial Bursary from the Insurance Institute of Ireland, based on his academic achievement as an undergraduate.

Research Interests

Environmental Liability EU Policy
Regulation Habitat Banking
Biodiversity Credits
Risk Perceptions and Crime

Teaching Interests

Insurance Law and Claims
Insurance Organisations
Markets Life Insurance
Pensions Risk Management


Peer Reviewed Journals


Nanomaterial Risk: The Implications of the ELD
‘Nanomaterial Risk: The Implications of the ELD'
(2016) Nanomaterial Risk: The Implications of the ELD
In European Journal Of Risk Regulation;