Dr. Max Nathan, Deputy Director of What Works Centre, confirmed as speaker for ‘Europe’s Migration Crisis’ 21CC Policy Forum
Max is Senior Birmingham Fellow (Regional Economic Development) at Birmingham Business School, and is a Deputy Director of the What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth. He is an economic geographer with a background in public policy. His research focuses on urban economic development, in particular the economics of immigration and diversity; innovation systems and tech clusters; and public policy for cities, especially policy design and evaluation.
Max has over 15 years’ public policy experience in think tanks, consultancy and government, including at the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) as an Economic and Social Research Council-DCLG Senior Policy Adviser. Max also co-founded the Centre for Cities, where he ran the research programme for the Centre’s first three years.