Professor of Economic Geography in the Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Visiting Scholar at Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government - Taubman Centre for State and Local Government. European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant Holder. Research Staff at the LSE Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC).
My research is focused on Regional Economic Development and Growth, Innovation, Multinational Firms and the analysis and evaluation of European Union development policies. My teaching focuses on the economics of local and regional development.