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Dr Dylan Henderson

Dr Dylan Henderson

Senior Research Fellow, Welsh Economy Research Unit

Ysgol Busnes Caerdydd

+44 (0)29 2087 6928
T02, Adeilad Aberconwy, Rhodfa Colum, Cathays, Caerdydd, CF10 3EU
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I am an experienced researcher specialising in enterprise, innovation and economic development policy and practice. My current research focuses on the economic benefits associated with business adoption and exploitation of digital technologies. I have published in a range of leading journals and policy publications, with studies undertaken for organisations such as the European Commission, Welsh Government, regional development agencies and universities across Europe. As a Senior Research Fellow at Cardiff Business School (Economics section) I am currently conducting research alongside the Welsh Government's programme of support for superfast broadband.

Education and qualifications

  • PhD Regional Economic Development, 1999, Cardiff University (ESRC award)
  • MSc Technical Change and Regional Development (Distinction), 1995, Cardiff University (SERC award)
  • BA (Hons) Geography, 1993, Manchester University

Career overview

  • 2016 - present: Cardiff Business School, Welsh Economic Research Unit
  • 2005 - 2016: Senior consultant, CM International
  • 1999 - 2005: Consultant, CM International
  • 1994 -1995: Research assistant, Centre for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, Cardiff University

Pwyllgorau ac adolygu

  • 2016 - present: Cardiff Business School’s Shadow Management Board









Modern Business Enterprise (BS3561)

Primary research interests

  • Economic development and impact analysis
  • Innovation and technology policy
  • Academic-industry linkages and knowledge transfer
  • Innovation in services

Research projects

Recent Research

  • Superfast Broadband Business Exploitation Research Project, WERU / Welsh Government
  • Final evaluation of the Academic Expertise for Business programme, Welsh Government
  • End of programme evaluation of the SMART Cymru RD& I programme, Welsh Government
  • Evaluation of the impact of the KTP programme in Wales, Welsh Government
  • The role and importance of design in non-design intensive businesses in Ireland, Department for Jobs Enterprise and Innovation, Ireland
  • Review of innovation in services and business processes, Foráfs, Ireland