Mike Danson

Professor Mike Danson FAcSS – Honorary Treasurer

Mike Danson is Professor of Enterprise Policy and Director of Doctoral Programmes, School of Social Sciences, Heriot-Watt University. With over 250 papers, 16 edited books, many book chapters and official reports, his work extends across rural enterprises, Gaelic and sustainable regional economic development; employability; craft breweries; early onset dementia; Kawasaki disease; community renewables; public policy and finances. Mike is Honorary Treasurer of the Academy, and a trustee of Citizen’s Basic Income Network Scotland, Nordic Horizons, Jimmy Reid Foundation and Stòras Uibhist. He has advised governments, development agencies, EC, unions, OECD, communities and currently researching with several social inclusion projects.