Anna Valero

Associate, LSE

Anna Valero

Anna is an ESRC Innovation Fellow at the LSE’s Centre for Economic Performance.


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. She also works on UK growth policy more broadly, with a particular focus on sustainable growth and ‘green’ jobs, and is a member of the Steering Group of the Resolution Foundation-CEP Economy 2030 Inquiry. 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.

Research interests

  • Productivity, innovation and sustainable growth
  • Management practices
  • Higher education and skills
  • Industrial policy
  • Business microdata