Madeline Smith

Madeline Smith specialises in strategy and evaluation for clusters, innovation and complex collaborations.

She brings experience from management positions in the public and private sectors, and has particular expertise in research, evaluation, policy and strategy development, particularly in the areas of cluster and networks development, university – business and community collaboration and new forms of innovation. She has developed new approaches to evaluation on collaborative networks now being implemented by policy makers across Europe and is leading work within the Institute of Design Innovation on capturing the value of design. She is a member of the board of TCI (The Competitiveness Institute – the global network for innovation and clusters) and is leading their Evaluation Working Group on sharing and developing new approaches to evaluation.