Professor Alan Harding

Chief Economic Adviser at Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Chief Economic Adviser, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Alan Harding is Chief Economic Adviser to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and a visiting professor at the Alliance Manchester Business School. His principal GMCA responsibilities relate to the development of the evidence base that underpins Greater Manchester strategies for local economic growth and public service reform. Previously, he spent thirty years in academia, leading a number of urban-regional research centres and institutes in Liverpool, Salford and Manchester.

  • 14 February 2017, 12:45pm

    Devolution and inclusive economic growth (Manchester)

    Devolution offers new opportunities for inclusive economic growth. This workshop will bring together academics from the Universities of Cambridge and Manchester with policy professionals from local government to explore working together in city areas to enhance economic opportunities across the population.