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A diverse community of
leading experts, policymakers
and practitioners

The Institute’s key research themes
are led by ten academic partners
spread across the UK.

We’re a UK-wide research
organisation exploring what
productivity means for business

Businesses are crucial to solving
the UK’s productivity problems.

John Holden

Associate Vice-President for Major Special Projects at The University of Manchester


John leads on major collaborative projects relating to regional and national government and private, commercial and charitable organisations at The University of Manchester. Previously he worked with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority as Assistant Director for Strategy and Research.