After a presentation on domestic abuse to the Defence School of Policing and Guarding.

In the photo, from right to left is: Mrs Sam McNally, Myself, Colonel Darren Baysting, Major Kate Wright, Staff Sergeant Stephen Smith, Miss Ainsley Place

PUBLIC SPEAKING

2021 ENGAGEMENTS

MAY 2021

LOVERS ROCK RADIO - GLOBAL AUDIENCE

I was delighted to be invited back onto the radio by Jean Blake. The response from our first conversation had been so positive, she wanted to take our conversation to a global audience via her show on "Lovers Rock Radio." You can hear the episode herehttps://drive.google.com/file/d/1bVs-OT0x_Rb73w5JHhm0ik1-gi8yjfqL/view?usp=drive_web   Skip to 24 minutes for the interview.

 

Jean had this to say after the interview - "Good Evening Robert. Thank you so much for being a part of my radio show, I truly appreciate it. The outpouring of messages received for you was overwhelming."

MARCH 2021

 

W4WN RADIO USA

Life Without Limits is broadcast in the USA on "The Women 4 Women Network. I was delighted to be interviewed on the subject of female perpetrated domestic abuse against men. You can listen to the 50minute radio show here:  Robert Wells/Male Domestic Abuse (iheart.com)

 

TAYE TRAINING ONLINE DOMESTIC ABUSE DEBATE

I was delighted to be invited onto an online "Ask me Anything on Domestic Abuse" live Facebook chat, by Tammy Banks from Taye Training. I was one of three panelists that answered questions posed by those watching.

 

FEBRUARY 2021

DEBORAH POWNEY

Deborah is a gender inclusive, issue focused researcher, specialising in recovery and growth for male and female survivors of IPV. Deborah produced this incredibly impactful video and was kind enough to ask me to submit a voice over service. I was incredibly flattered that she used my voiceover several times in the video.  See video here: https://youtu.be/ZyVKpkkbJk8

 

JEAN EVENTS

I was absolutely delighted to be invited as a guest speaker on "Jean Events" an online show discussing social issues within the BAME community. Jean had previously had a female victim of domestic abuse on the show and i was invited to give a male viewpoint. The show lasted for two hours and was a great success. 

LOOSE LINKS

I was absolutely delighted to be invited onto the show, "Loose Links" which is a local online chat show based around the popular, "Loose Women."

They have guests from across the country and discuss issues affecting everyday people.

FORUM BUSINESS MEDIA - RECOGNISING SIGNS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE IN THE WORKPLACE SEMINAR

I was absolutely delighted to be invited to give a domestic abuse in the workplace, online presentation for "Forum Business Media," who are a part of the international Forum Media Group, which has offices in 15 countries and over 1,000 employees. See my presentation here: https://youtu.be/tginACpAcMU

 

2020 TALKS

 

MARCH 2020

FRIMLEY PARK HOSPITAL, HANTS

I was absolutely delighted to be invited as a guest speaker, to the NHS, "Adult safeguarding training," for GPs and practice nurses at Frimley Park Hospital in Hampshire. My presentation on domestic abuse against men, also touched on domestic abuse in the workplace and the dangers of gender stereotyping victims and perpetrators.

JULY 2020

OFFICE OF THE POLICE AND CRIME COMISSIONER - DOMESTIC ABUSE IN THE WORKPLACE WEBINAR

I was absolutely delighted to be invited to give a talk via webinar, to 60 delegates on the subject of domestic abuse in the workplace.

OCTOBER 2020

HMS NELSON, PORTSMOUTH - SPECIAL INVESTIGATION BRANCH AND SERVING ROYAL NAVY POLICE

I was absolutely delighted to be invited to give a talk to the Royal Navy Police, as part of their domestic abuse training. My talk included my own experiences of domestic abuse. The dangers of gender stereotyping, when investigating domestic abuse, domestic abuse in the workplace and the dangers of creating policing policies to deal with domestic abuse, without looking at the bigger picture.

NOVEMBER 2020

INTERNATIONAL MEN'S DAY

I was absolutely delighted to be invited to give several presentations for International Men's Day. These included

 A pre recorded video for The Army Welfare service.

A pre recorded video for Army Welfare at The Defence School of Policing and Guarding.

A pre recorded video for The International Conference on Men's Issues 2020.

NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MALE VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE

I was absolutely delighted to be invited to give a presentation at this annual event, arranged by Mankind Initiative and attended by 150 delegates.

2019 TALKS

JANUARY

ALDERSHOT POLICE STATION

This was the first time i had publicly talked about my experiences of domestic abuse. Attendees included representatives from frontline domestic abuse agencies, military welfare agencies, Military Police, Civilian Police, RAF Police and Hampshire Council.

160 PRO COY ROYAL MILITARY POLICE 

I was delighted to give a talk on domestic abuse against men at the Military Police Unit, i had served with whilst in the Army. Attendees included all ranks of the Provost Company based in Aldershot.

 

FEBUARY

BFBS FORCES RADIO

I was invited to the radio station in Aldershot, to discuss domestic abuse against men for the breakfast show.

MARCH

CHIMES MEDIA

 

Invited me to speak on the subject of domestic abuse against men in Portsmouth.

JULY

THE DEFENCE SCHOOL OF POLICING AND GUARDING.

Established at Southwick Park, near Portsmouth, Hampshire, in 2005 and consolidates training for the Royal Navy Police, Royal Military Police and Royal Air Force Police in a single location, assuring consistent standards across the service. Attendees were all recruits undergoing training. I spoke on the subject of domestic abuse against men and gender stereotyping within domestic abuse.

SEPTEMBER

THE DEFENCE SCHOOL OF POLICING AND GUARDING 

I was delighted to be invited back, this time, to take part in a training day on domestic abuse, for NCO'S from Military Police Units around the U.K. Again, I spoke on the subject of domestic abuse against men.

 

REBECCA SOUNDS REVEILLE TLB TV

The radio and TV station based in the USA, is hosted by Rebecca L. Mahan: Rebecca is The Liberty Beacon Project Media Director, Host of TLBTV’s Rebecca Sounds Reveille, a United Stated Marine Corps veteran and a retired police officer of over 10 years. She is also a published author. Rebecca interviewed me for release on all media platforms, on the subject of domestic abuse against men.

OCTOBER 

CROYDEN COUNCIL AT CROYDON VOLUNTARY ACTION

I was delighted to be invited to speak on the subject of domestic abuse against men, to an audience of frontline domestic abuse agencies.

NOVEMBER

BFBS FORCES RADIO - BREAKFAST SHOW

As part of the 16 days of action for domestic abuse, I was invited to give another interview for BFBS on the subject of domestic abuse against men. This was also a part of a wider article on radio and online for The Forces Network.

THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

I was incredibly honoured to be the guest speaker at the MOD in Whitehall, for their, "Domestic Abuse Awareness Campaign Launch." Where I gave a talk on domestic abuse against men.

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10% of all speaker fees and DABS training fees, are donated to domestic abuse charities annually. 

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