Christine Whitehead

Emeritus Professor in Housing Economics. London School of Economics

Christine Whitehead is Emeritus Professor in Housing Economics at the London School of Economics and Deputy Director of LSE London. She was also Director of the Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research from 1990 to 2010. Christine is an internationally respected applied economist concentrating mainly in the fields of housing economics, finance and policy. She has worked with a wide range of international agencies as well as regularly for the UK government and Parliament. She is currently specialist adviser to the Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Select Committee latterly on social housing regulation and planning reforms. Her latest work includes an analysis of the Value, incidence and Impact of Developer Contributions in Scotland for the Scottish Government and an analysis of the Infrastructure Levy proposed in England. She was awarded the OBE for services to housing in 1991.