Professor Richard Harris (appointed 2014)
Richard is the Professor of Economics/HOD of Accounting & Finance and Economics in the Business School at Durham University. Before joining Durham, Richard held the positions of Alec Cairncross Professor of Applied Economics and Director of the Centre for Public Policy for Regions at Glasgow University. He previously worked at the Universities of Newcastle upon Tyne, Durham and Portsmouth in the UK and Waikato in New Zealand. He holds degrees in economics from the Universities of Belfast, Lancaster and Kent.