Vice Principal, Edinburgh University
Charlie Jeffery is Professor of Politics and Senior Vice Principal at the University of Edinburgh, having earlier been Vice Principal Public Policy and Impact and Head of School of Social and Political Science. He has led a number of research initiatives on Scottish and UK politics for the UK Economic and Social Research Council and was a member of ESRC’s governing Council from 2005-11. He has been special adviser to parliamentary committees in Scotland and at Westminster
Most recently, he has been working with the City of Edinburgh Council and other councils in south east Scotland to develop the City Region Deal, to drive the economic growth of Edinburgh and the surrounding region.