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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.

Professor Richard Allmendinger

Professor of Applied Artificial Intelligence at the University of Manchester


Richard’s research interests are in the field of data science and, in particular, in the development and application of computational optimisation and machine learning techniques to real-world problems arising in areas such as healthcare, manufacturing, economics, sports, music, and forensics. He is a member of the editorial board of several international journals, and a Fellow of the Alan Turning Institute. In 2023, he was appointed to the advisory board of River Capital, the north of England’s first dedicated AI fund.

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