Professor Matthew Goodwin appointed as Director of new Legatum Centre for UK Prosperity

The Legatum Institute is delighted to announce the creation of a new Centre for UK Prosperity. The Centre will have a dedicated team of analysts and researchers focused on creating the pathways from poverty to prosperity for England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.

The Centre will be directed by Professor Matthew Goodwin. Matthew, who will join the Institute full time in January 2021, is currently Professor of Political Science at the University of Kent and Associate Fellow at Chatham House. He has conducted research for nearly two decades, much of which has focused on ‘left behind’, low-income communities.