Robert Roe was President of EFPA from 2009 to 2015. He has throughout his career been instrumental and influential in bringing Psychologists across Europe together.
He was one of the founders of EAWOP (one of EFPA’s Associate member associations), and has emphasized that psychologists should focus on how the discipline can contribute towards making a better society. In this line Robert Roe has established contacts with policymakers in Brussel and invigorated and stimulated EFPA to be more relevant to society.
This award was established to honour Robert Roe and his work.
The Robert A. Roe Award for Outstanding Contribution of Psychology to Society is an EFPA award initiated by EFPA, EAWOP, the Department of Organization Studies of Maastricht University, and the Research Institute IDOCAL of University of Valencia.