Edward’s recent work has focused on public attitudes to metro mayors and the powers and prerogatives of the new mayoral offices being created in English city regions. He has also worked on housing and regeneration issues, analysing the direct and indirect impacts and drivers of city housing markets across the country, and led research evaluating how cities can foster relations between universities and high growth firms, and capitalise on opportunities in the low carbon economy. Edward has represented the Centre on radio and television.
Edward joined the Centre for Cities in April 2013. Before this he worked at the Homes and Communities Agency. He has also interned across public and private sector companies such as Wandsworth Borough Council, Space Syntax Ltd and GVA Grimley. Edward holds a MSc in Regional and Urban Planning Studies from the London School of Economics and a BA in Geography from the University of Leeds.