Business Briefing with Professor Iain Docherty, Public Policy and Governance
Issued: Mon, 09 Oct 2017 13:42:00 BST
Date: Friday 3 November 2017
Time: 12:45pm - 2.00pm
Venue: Lecture theatre 206, Main Building
Category: Practitioner Seminar
Audience: Event was open to all University of Glasgow students and staff
The second Business Briefing saw Professor Iain Docherty discussing themes such as smart mobility, disruptive business models and the Internet of Things.
A light lunch was provided.
Iain Docherty BSc PhD FRGS FRSA CMILT is Professor of Public Policy and Governance and Director of External Engagement at the University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School. Iain’s research and teaching addresses the interconnecting issues of public administration, institutional change and city and regional competitiveness, with particular emphasis on the structures and processes of local and regional governance, policies for delivering improved economic performance and environmental sustainability, and the development and implementation of strategic planning and transport policies. His total research and consultancy awards in the last six years exceed £2 million. Iain has worked with and advised a range of private sector, governmental and other organisations including governments and public agencies in the UK, US, Australia, Canada, The Netherlands and Sweden, and the OECD. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of the ScotRail Operating Board, and a member of the Scottish Ministers’ Governance Board overseeing the revised National Transport Strategy. Iain served as Non-Executive director of Transport Scotland, the national transport agency for Scotland, from 2006 – 2010, and is in 2012-13 was one of the Expert Panel advising the North East of England (Adonis) Economic Review. In 2015 he was appointed by the ESRC and Innovate UK as one of five Thought Leaders working to integrate scientific innovation and social science research across the UK.
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