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  • Richard Bonner

    He works across a number of portfolios including central and local government, education, commercial and residential and metros and stations. He is also chair of the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership.

  • Sophia Brown

    Steppin Sisters regularly organise walks, for those who wish to take short walks and for those who wish to take longer treks.Their aim is to help motivate women of colour to visit places they would not have ventured to including rural areas around Bristol and further afield in the south west, routes that can get […]

  • Yana Buchatska

    Yana is a co-founder of the Sets Studio since 2020 and has been working at the studio Buromosa since the end of 2021, based in Amsterdam. Yana is a co-author of the House of Europe mobile pavilion, which was opened alternately for the summer season on the main squares in Mykolaiv, Kamianets-Podilsk and Ivano-Frankivsk in […]

  • Colin Ward

    Catherine Burke

    Before moving into Higher Education, she worked as a tutor for the Sheffield Adult Education Service, the Workers’ Education Association and the Northern College. Her publications include Education, Childhood and Anarchism: Talking Colin Ward, edited with Ken Jones, published in 2014.

  • Elliot Burns

    Elliot is an expert researcher in place-based design, regeneration and urban futures. He is passionate about the interactions between people and the environment, and the creation of policies that promote vibrant, healthy and community-driven outcomes. He has a Master’s degree in International Relations from Durham University and extensive experience in researching socio-economic challenges and technical […]

  • James Baldwin 2024

    Edson Burton

    His academic interests include Afrofuturism, the transatlantic slave trade, and race and representation. He has worked as a consultant and coordinator for national and regional history-based projects. Credit: Claudio Alhers

  • Festival of the Future City

    Eugene Byrne

    He has written several books on Bristol’s history, including The Bristol Story (with artist Simon Gurr) and a brief history of council housing in Bristol (with artist Anthony Forbes). He edits the Bristol Post’s ‘Bristol Times’ local history pull-out. If you buy books linked to our site, we may earn a commission from, whose […]

  • Andrew Carter

    Andrew Carter

    He has also spent time in the US as part of the Churchill Foundation’s Fellowship Programme reviewing urban economic development policy and practice in American cities including New York, Washington DC, Boston and Chicago. He is a regular media contributor and chairs and speaks at conferences across the UK and Europe on a wide range […]

  • Natasha Carthew

    Natasha Carthew

    Natasha Carthew is a writer and poet known for writing on both socioeconomic and nature/environmental issues. Her 2021 book, Born Between Crosses, is a sequence of prose-poetry celebrating the working lives of working-class women, published with Hypatia Publications, and her short story features in HAG: Forgotten Folk Tales published by Virago Press. She has written extensively on the subject […]

  • Festival of Economics

    Jagjit S. Chadha

    He has worked at the Bank of England on Monetary Policy, as Chief Quantitative Economist at BNP Paribas, and has served as Chair of the Money, Macro, Finance Study Group. He has acted as Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons Treasury Committee and academic adviser to both the Bank of England and HM Treasury, […]

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