Urbanism and OTB present:
Lecture by Prof. John Bachtler, Director of the European Policies Research Centre, University of Strathclyde, UK
“The future of EU cohesion policy: what is at stake for European regions and cities?”
Friday 11 November
John Bachtler is Professor of European Policy Studies and a Director of the European Policies Research Centre (EPRC), University of Strathclyde, a partner of Urbanism in H2020 COHESIFY project and several other initiatives. His research experience is principally in regional and industrial development in Europe, encompassing the economic development policies of the EU28 Member States and several other European countries, the structural and cohesion policies of the European Union, EU integration and enlargement. He has led EPRC research on regional policy, rural development, territorial development, foreign investment, RTDI and policy evaluation. He has been an expert adviser to numerous government departments across Western, Central and Eastern Europe, and an adviser to European organisations (European Parliament, European Commission, Committee of the Regions, European Court of Auditors, Assembly of European Regions)as well as the OECD and Nordic Council of Ministers. He has been an Expert Adviser to six EU Presidencies over the past decade on budgetary and regulatory reform, and directs the IQ-Net programme of research and knowledge-exchange on the management and implementation of Structural Funds across the EU.