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  • Dr. Adrian Healy

    My activities cover the fields of regional innovation, economic resilience and the role of European policies in shaping regional development. My work focuses on the Cardiff Capital Region and on wider European geographies of development.

    Academic School: Planning and Geography

    Areas of Expertise: City, Economic development, Spatial planning

  • Dr Pedro Marques

    I am a Research Associate on a European project about regional innovation and smart specialisation. I have done research in Portugal, United Kingdom and Germany in the areas of innovation, regional development and institutions.

    Academic School: Planning and Geography

    Areas of Expertise: Economic development, Government, Human geography

  • Dr Georgina Santos

    I am interested in environmental and transport economics. I have conducted research on the role of governments in the internalisation of externalities, with a focus on air pollution, global warming, and traffic congestion.

    Academic School: Planning and Geography

    Areas of Expertise: City, Economic development, Environment, Sustainability

  • Dr Alastair M. Smith

    After practical experience working with micro-business development in Latin America, my academic background has been in international development studies; with a concentration on international trade governance and its interaction with local economies and livelihoods.

    Academic School: Planning and Geography

    Areas of Expertise: Development, Economic development, Poverty

  • Professor Robert Huggins

    I was appointed as Chair of Economic Geography at Cardiff University and Director of its Centre for Advanced Studies in September 2011.

    Prior to this I held a chair at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (2008-2011), and a Senior Lectureship at the University of Sheffield (2005-2008). I also have private sector experience managing a research and management consultancy.

    Academic School: Planning and Geography

    Areas of Expertise: City, Development, Economic development

  • Professor Gillian Bristow

    I am interested in regions, particularly regional economies and how they adapt and change. I am currently leading the University’s City Region Exchange flagship engagement project which aims to help shape the Cardiff Capital Region. The capital region was set up by the Welsh Government to boost economic development and job creation in the 10 local authorities of South-East Wales.

    Academic School: Planning and Geography

    Areas of Expertise: Economic development, Human geography