Peter Tyler is Emeritus Professor in Urban and Regional economics in the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and an Emeritus Professorial Fellow at St Catharine’s College. He has an extensive track record in undertaking research on the evaluation of public policy. He has been a Project Director for over seventy major research projects for Government, many involving the evaluation of public policy. Besides his work in the United Kingdom for HM Government he has also undertaken research for the European Commission and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development on urban, regional, industrial and evaluation policy. He has been an Expert Advisor to the OECD, European Commission, HM Government and in 2016 Expert Advisor to UN Habitat III. Peter was made a Member of the Royal Town Planning on the basis of his contribution to urban and regional spatial planning and a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors in the light of his considerable knowledge and experience in the spheres of land, property or construction. He is an Academician of the Learned Society for Social Sciences. Recent research relates to the long term dynamics of interdependent infrastructure systems (EPSRC), an assessment of the economic impact of the Babraham Research Campus, an assessment of the economic impact of the Cambridge Bioscience Campus and a major ESRC research project on the Economic Performance of British Cities. His research can be found at the Department of Land Economy website.