Lee Roberts graduated from the University of London in occupational psychology. He applied his expertise in research design to creating objective methods of assessing candidates for managerial appointment at one of Britain’s largest banks. This won him a job at the World Bank where he worked for 20 years. Later he moved to operational work, and was responsible for coordinating the World Bank Programme in Ethiopia and Eritrea, and later in Slovenia and Croatia. As part of his work he became a Senior Policy Analyst, focusing on the health sector and poverty reduction. His most recent work involved the design of a policy framework for Public Health in West Bengal. His particular skill involves the methodologies and analyses required to formulate policy and evaluate the impact of policy implementation. Much of his project work included components focused on agricultural water. He joined the Malta Water Association in 2012.