Who we are

Brian Morgan

Professor of Entrepreneurship

Brian Morgan is Professor of Entrepreneurship at Cardiff Metropolitan University, and Director of its Creative Leadership and Enterprise Centre (CLEC). He was previously at Cardiff University’s Business School, and was Chief Economist at the WDA.

Gerald Holtham

Gerald Holtham is Hodge Professor of Regional Economy at Cardiff Metropolitan University. He is also honorary professor at Cardiff University’s Business School and a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales. He chaired the Welsh Government’s Independent Commission on Finance and Funding for Wales.

Selyf Morgan

Dr Selyf Morgan has worked as a researcher at both Cardiff Metropolitan and Cardiff Universities, on research for the Welsh Government, and on a range of economic development areas including food and agriculture, the construction industry, and urban development.

Robert Huggins

Robert Huggins is Chair of Economic Geography and Director of Research and Innovation at Cardiff University’s School of Geography and Planning. His areas of research interest and expertise include regional economic development, and he is the originator of the European Competitiveness Index.

Nick Clifton

Nick Clifton is Professor of Economic Geography and Regional Development, and Research Excellence Framework coordinator at the School of Management, Cardiff Metropolitan University. He has published widely in the areas of regional economics, networks, innovation, creativity, and place branding.