Dan Hodges

Dan Hodges is the Head of Economics and Evidence at Innovate UK. After graduating from an Economics BA at the University of Sussex, he joined the Government Economic Service, where 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. He joined Innovate UK in 2013 where he established our in house economics function. He now leads the analytical team, covering evaluation, analysis and research.