Geoff is a Reader in the School for Business and Society. He has an international reputation for his work in enterprise and regional economic development and has a key interest in Social Innovation. He has published work in leading international journals such as Regional Studies and the International Journal of Small Business. His current research interests include social enterprises, community buy-outs, and entrepreneurial initiatives for regeneration in both urban and rural communities. Geoff has conducted research for the Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise, Glasgow City Council and economic development agencies such as Business Gateway.