Alberto Oteo Perez

Alberto Oteo Perez

Research Fellow

Alberto is a Post Doc research fellow at the University of St Andrews working on digital technologies for drug treatment and harm reduction. He is also lead for Research and Surveillance at the Addiction and Inclusion directorate of the Office for Health improvement and Disparities at the UK Department of Health. He is the coordinator of the UK Drugs Early Warning System and the National Intelligence Network on Drug Harms and Harm Reduction. He is also the lead reporter on the UK drug situation to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and World Health Organisation (WHO). He is a clinical psychologist and holds a PhD in Criminology with the University of Amsterdam, where he conducted research on the population of crack cocaine users in the Netherlands. He has also worked at the Scientific Division of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) in Lisbon.