Professor Docherty joined the College of Stirling in April 2019, having beforehand held positions on the College of Glasgow. His analysis pursuits give attention to the interconnecting problems with public coverage, institutional change, and metropolis and regional competitiveness, particularly the position of transport in selling financial improvement and environmental sustainability.
Throughout his profession, Professor Docherty has labored with and suggested a variety of personal sector, governmental and different organisations, together with governments and public businesses within the UK, United States, Australia, Canada, Netherlands, and Sweden. Professor Docherty is a co-investigator on the Financial and Social Analysis Council’s Productiveness Insights Community and on the Engineering and Bodily Sciences Analysis Council’s COVID-19 Transport, Journey and Social Adaptation mission.
He holds various different high-profile appointments, together with serving as worldwide skilled advisor to the Swedish Nationwide Transport Laboratory for its work on linked and autonomous automobiles; Commissioner on the Nationwide Infrastructure Fee for Scotland, and member of the Scottish Ministers’ Governance Board, overseeing the revised Nationwide Transport Technique.
Professor Docherty additionally holds Fellowships of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Royal Society of Arts, the Royal Geographical Society, and the Establishment of Civil Engineers, and is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.
Professor Dow’s analysis considers the historical past of financial thought and financial methodology, and in cash, banking and finance. Her present tasks relate to pluralism, and to financial reform and monetary rules.
Whereas her profession has primarily been in academia, Professor Dow has held positions with the Financial institution of England and the Authorities of Manitoba, and as a particular advisor on financial coverage to the UK Treasury Choose Committee. She can be Adjunct Professor of Economics and the College of Victoria, Canada, and a member of the Educational Council of the Institute for New Financial Considering.
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