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Dan Hodges

Dan Hodges is the Head of Economics, Analysis, and Market Insight at Innovate UK. Dan joined Innovate UK in 2013, establishing our in-house economics function. He now leads the multi-discipline analytical team, covering evaluation, analysis, research, and insight.
Dan’s previous career spanned a range of roles across the Government Economic Service, which he joined after graduating from an Economics BA at the University of Sussex. He has conducted analysis and evaluation on topics including health and safety legislation, space, and employment programmes. Whilst leading the Innovation Analysis team at the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills he completed a postgraduate economics MSc at Birkbeck College, University of London, which included a detailed study of the links between innovation and productivity in UK firms.