Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies

Staff Profile

Professor John Tomaney

John Tomaney is Professor of Urban and Regional Planning in the Bartlett School of Planning, University College London. 

Before that he was Henry Daysh Professor of Regional Development and Director of CURDS.

Additional roles

In addition to his current role, he is: 

  • Adjunct Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences at Monash University, Melbourne 
  • Associate Director of the UK Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC) 
  • an Academician of the Academy of Social Science (UK) 
  • a Research Fellow of the Smith Institute, London
  • a Fellow of the Regional Australia Institute

He was educated at the London School of Economics, University of Sussex and Newcastle. He works with CURDS researchers on questions of local and regional development.