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Giorgio Fazio

Giorgio Fazio - Creative PEC

Research Director of Creative PEC and Chair of Macroeconomics at Newcastle University Business School

Giorgio Fazio is an applied economist with expertise in macroeconomics, trade and investment. He has published several articles in international peer-reviewed journals and chapters in edited books on issues such as exchange rates determination, crises and contagion, growth, and convergence at the national and regional levels, productivity, innovation, trade and FDI, civic and cultural capital, creative industries economics.

He has been a Creative PEC researcher since 2018, leading the work on international trade, investment and migration and contributing to economic research in the creative industries in PEC Discussion papers, blogs and peer reviewed journal articles.

Giorgio is Chair of Macroeconomics at Newcastle University Business School and since 2023 is the Research Director of the Creative Industries Policy Evidence Centre.

Core Team

Giorgio Fazio - Creative PEC
Giorgio Fazio

Research Director of Creative PEC and Chair of Macroeconomics at Newcastle University Business Schoo…

Alice Kent
Alice Kent

Head of Communications (job-share)

Makena Guantai Day
Makena Guantai Day

Executive Assistant

Duncan Todd
Duncan Todd

Finance and Administration Manager

Bernard Hay
Bernard Hay

Head of Policy

Lilli Geissendorfer - Creative PEC
Lilli Geissendorfer

Deputy Director

Billy Beckett - Creative PEC
Billy Beckett

Communications Manager

Simon Budgen

Head of Operations

Tom Cahill-Jones

Research Network Manager

Alejandro Ramirez Guerra - Creative PEC
Alejandro Ramirez-Guerra

Research Associate at Newcastle University Business School

Anna Zabow - Creative PEC
Anna Zabow

Head of Communications (job-share)

Nik Gunn - Creative PEC
Nik Gunn

Policy Adviser

Rodrigo Cavalcante Michel - Creative PEC
Rodrigo Cavalcante Michel

Research Associate (policy)

Emily Hopkins - Creative PEC
Emily Hopkins

Policy Advisor

Nataliya Nikolova - Creative PEC
Nataliya Nikolova

UK Administration & Partnerships Manager (Creative UK)

Hasan Bakhshi - Creative PEC
Hasan Bakhshi MBE


Iqra Choudhry

Policy Engagement Manager at the Creative PEC


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