Prof. Stuart Gulliver
Stuart is Emeritus Professor of City Development at the
University of Glasgow and an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of
He was for 10 years the Chief Executive of the Glasgow Development
Agency where he provided the leadership for the radical
transformation of the City of Glasgow and its economy.
Glasgow, as a result, has become one of Britain's success stories
of the urban renaissance.
Stuart has worked at the highest level in both city and regional
development and against this background of achievement, he has
developed both an academic base for his particular experience as
well as extending that experience by working with, and in, other
cities in the UK and Europe.
In recent years he has acted as 'Strategic Economic Adviser' to
a number of major British cities including; Sheffield, Newcastle,
Stoke-on-Trent, Bradford and Doncaster. He has also
undertaken international advisory roles in Zagreb, Rotterdam and
His particular professional and research interests are in city
economic performance, the theory and practice of sub-national
economic development and the role of leadership in city and