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Professor Tony Curtis, B.Soc.Sci. (Jt. Hons Geography and Sociology), Dip.TP , MRTPI, DMS is Professor of Knowledge Exchange at the Winchester Business School. He joined following a very successful career in Local Government. Tony’s role is to promote the work of the Business School with businesses, business organisations, Local Enterprise Partnerships, local government and other partners.

Tony has held a number of senior management positions in local government and from 2007 to 2014 was Chief Executive of Basingstoke and Deane BC, one of the highest rated and best-performing Councils in the country. Tony’s professional background is town planning and his specialisms include economic development and growth.

Areas of expertise

  • Town planning
  • Economic development
  • Regeneration and growth
  • Local government
  • Local Enterprise Partnerships and public affairs
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