Rachel Granger Middlesex University, UK
Dr Rachel Granger is a Reader at Leicester Castle Business School specialising in economic geography and urban economies. Her recent research focuses on the re-gentrification of hi-growth metropolitan regions as a result of mismanaged revitalisation works, and in-depth analysis of creative, digital and consumption economies using a variety of new research methods. International research projects include creative and digital economies, international investment in post-recession cities, the sharing and consumption economies, innovation in cultural heritage and the arts, live-work schemes in global cities and problem-based learning in regeneration studies. Rachel is the South East Policy Chair for the Institute of Economic Development and board member for three regeneration projects in London and the West Midlands.