Nick Taylor Buck
Nick is a Research Fellow at the Urban Institute and a Sheffield-Manchester Local Interaction Platform Coordinator. In this role he helps to coordinate the programme of work and the design, delivery and evaluation of co-production projects across two city-regions in the North of England. His research interests are in: urban ecology, food systems and co-production, including urban innovation processes and demonstrators. He has a PhD in the natural sciences and leads on collaborative research and publications between the faculties of Social Science, Science and Engineering. He is a qualified Chartered Surveyor with substantial real estate practice experience, specialising in sustainable design and assessment. He currently sits on several urban design advisory panels. Nick is leading on the Self-Organising Action for Food Equity (SAFE) and Sustainable Development Goals projects.