David Bradley
Principal Research Associate

  • Email: david.bradley@ncl.ac.uk
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8037
  • Fax: +44 (0) 191 232 9259
  • Address: 445
    Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS)
    Claremont Bridge
    University of Newcastle
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    NE1 7RU

Introduction

David is a part-time Research Associate involved in directing research. David has led numerous studies across a range of policies with spatial impacts.
David is also a Partner with Bradley Research and Consulting.

Background

Commercial consultancy in areas of programme and policy evaluation, urban regeneration and property development, spatial strategies

Roles and Responsibilities

Securing contracts
Managing / directing research / consultancy studies

Qualifications

BA Hons Geography
M Phil Town and Regioanl Planning
MRTPI

Previous Positions

Research Manager Ecotec
Consultant Price Waterhouse
Senior Consultant Price Waterhouse

Memberships

Member of the Royal Town Planning Institure

Member of the Institute of Economic Development
Life Member National Trust

Languages

English
Basic French

Informal Interests

Tennis
Gardening

Research Interests

David's main expertise lies in the evaluation of policies and programmes with a spatial impact. David has led more than 50 studies and advised a broad range of organisations such as Government Departments, Police Constabularies, Regional Development Agencies, local authorities, LSCs, and the EU.

Other Expertise

Public Sector relocation
Knowledge Intensive Business Services
Locational requirements and residential preferences of mobile professionals / home based business services
Economic Impact Analysis

Current Work

Evaluation of Newcastle Science City Enterprise to Business

Evaluation of NE1 Newcastle City Centre Business Improvement District

My Newcastle - Young children's sense of place and the buildings and spaces they like and dislike

 

Industrial Relevance

Assessment of the case for government relocations helped to inform the Lyons review
Evaluation of civilian roles within Northumbria police helped to inform workforce modernisation
Economic impact assessment of closure of RAF Boulmer may have influenced shelving of plans to close RAF Boulmer 

 

 

Projects

Undergraduate Teaching

none

Postgraduate Teaching

Evaluation workshop, CURDS MA in Regional Development