Paul Buchanan joins the Volterra Team

We’re delighted to announce that Paul Buchanan is the latest member of the Volterra team where we joins us as a partner. Paul has twenty-five years experience as a transport economist with a background that includes leading the economic appraisals of the Jubilee Line Extension and Crossrail. His career has included work for Halcrow and […]

Reinventing London: your invitation to a lecture this January!

This January senior partner Bridget Rosewell will be delivering a public lecture on the changing shape of the London economy – presenting the challenges, opportunities and factors which will shape the future in the wake of the financial crisis, as set out in her new book, Reinventing London. The lecture will be hosted by think […]

Partner Paul Ormerod made a Visiting Professor in new UCL Research Centre

University College London has set up a new research centre, the Centre for Decision Making Uncertainty.  The Centre is led by Professor David Tuckett, a leading psychoanalyst whose book Minding the Markets has attracted very favourable comment from people like George Soros. The Centre is multi-disciplinary, and includes computer scientists, mathematicians and experts in artificial […]

Battersea Power Station Restoration Project

Volterra Consultant Daniel Sciberras spoke at the Battersea Power Station Public Exhibition, which was recently held at the iconic site. Daniel spoke about Volterra’s ongoing work for the Battersea Power Station restoration and regeneration project, including the consideration of any socio and economic impacts that the scheme will likely have at local and London wide […]

How Bad Has It Been? 2008-2013 in Historical Perspective

The end of a year is a good time to take stock. For the first time since 2007, prospects for the UK for the forthcoming year look unequivocally good. But looking back, just how bad have the last few years been across the developed world as a whole? And how do they compare with previous […]