Dr Provan, Bert
SA4C6: International Housing and Human Settlements; Conflicts and Communities
SA4F9: Housing, Neighbourhoods and Communities
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Bert is a researcher at the LSE Housing and Communities Group. He holds a PhD from LSE for work on French and UK social housing renovation and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing, having spent ten years in the social housing sector working for Housing Associations and City housing departments. He then spent 25 years as a UK Government Senior Civil Servant, in both the Department for Work and Pensions, and the Communities and Local Government Department. In government he was responsible at different times for Neighbourhood Renewal policy, Child Support policy, Digital Inclusion policy, Community Cohesion, and the Citizenship Survey. He also latterly served as Chief Social Researcher in the Communities Department, and currently researches welfare reform and poverty, UK and European housing, and recovering cities.