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Personal Statement

I am currently a Chancellor's Fellow in the Department of Management Science in Strathclyde Business School. My area of research is continuous optimisation, with a particular focus on geometric solution approaches. I like to take inspiration from problems of competitive and equitable access, trying to ensure that my academic research contributes towards addressing the world's most pertinent problems and benefitting society.

My research has been published in 3* and 4* journals (Association of Business Schools list) and I am responsible for mentoring five PhD students. I have experience teaching on a wide range of courses and am currently Course Director for Business Analytics.

Research Interests

My research interests lie primarily in continuous optimisation, focussing on facility location problems and the use of computational geometry in their solution. Of particular interest are the issues and applications of considerate and competitive location in the presence of barriers to and enablers of movement, investigating game-theoretic interpretations of such problems and utilising machine learning techniques to ascertain optimal locations and strategies.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Facility Location Problems and Games

1 Sept 20161 Aug 2020

Award Date: 13 Mar 2021


  • Operational Research
  • Location Theory
  • Computational Geometry


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