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Anna Valero is a Senior Policy Fellow at the LSE's Centre for Economic Performance (CEP), Deputy Director of the Programme on Innovation and Diffusion (POID) and an Associate of the Grantham Research Institute. Her research is focused on the drivers of productivity and innovation in firms and regions, and in particular the role of skills and universities in explaining differences in economic performance. She also works on UK growth policy more broadly, with a focus on research to inform policies for environmentally sustainable growth and jobs. Anna completed an ESRC Innovation Fellowship at the LSE in 2021 and obtained a PhD in Economics at the LSE in 2018. Previously, she was a manager at Deloitte's Economic Consulting practice in London where she qualified as an ACA.