Liam was a Policy Advisor in Nesta’s Policy and Research team. Liam’s work focused on innovation and economic growth with a particular emphasis on finance for innovation and innovative startups. Areas Liam’s research touched on venture capital, innovative models of finance such as crowdfunding and peer-to-peer. Other research interests included startup policy and foreign direct investment and innovation.
Prior to joining Nesta Liam worked as a quantitative researcher and lecturer at the University of Bath. He holds a BComm(Hons) and a M(EconSc) from University College Cork.
In his spare time Liam enjoys squash, cycling and amateur brewing. And he almost made the Irish maths Olympics team when younger…almost.