Simon Marvin

Simon Marvin is an internationally recognised academic with an excellent publication profile, with expertise in constructing conceptual understanding and empirical evidence of the changing relations between socio-technical networks and urban and regional restructuring. He has extensive experience of directing successful urban research centres in previous roles at Newcastle University, Salford University, and Durham University, where he was Chair in the Department of Geography.
Simon has a number of links to Sheffield – during the mid-1980s he completed an MA in Urban Studies and Planning here and during his PhD studies at the Open University he undertook a case study of Sheffield’s combined heat and power district heating programme.