making sense of place economics

Meet the GENECON team

David Tuck

Managing Director

David founded GENECON in 2004 following a career in public sector development planning and economic advisory services for a global management consultancy. He has led GENECON to become one of the UK's foremost economic development consultancies, with a reputation for high quality and innovative approaches to place economics, urban growth planning and investment case-making.

He has played a leading role in developing and delivering spatial and economic strategies and infrastructure projects to support growth and regeneration across the UK. His influential work with national and local government has informed current agendas for Future High Streets, Town Deals, Housing Growth and high-speed rail - he has led many successful funding bids to support project and programme delivery, focused on compelling strategic evidence and sound economics. David is a leading expert on HM Treasury Green Book and its application to economic growth and regeneration investments. He has been a retained adviser to Homes England since its establishment, and advises Local Enterprise Partnerships and Combined Authorities on their investment assurance frameworks and impact assessments.


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