Dr Robyn Klingler-Vidra

Lecturer in Political Economy

Robyn Klingler-Vidra

Dr Robyn Klingler-Vidra is a Lecturer in Political Economy at King's College London. She was previously the Head of Policy Research at the Coller Institute of Venture at Tel Aviv University.

She spent eight years in the financial sector, working as a financial institutions' liability underwriter, a research manager at an expert network firm and an investor relations manager at a fund of hedge fund. Her public sector experience includes internships with the Economic Section of the US State Department Foreign Service and in the Westminster office of a UK Member of Parliament.

Robyn led the World Economic Forum’s annual UK Executive Opinion Survey on global competitiveness from 2009 to 2018 and has, since 2011, been Senior Programme Adviser for LSE Enterprise, where she designs and delivers courses on capital markets, political economy, economic competitiveness and innovation. She obtained her BA in Political Science at the University of Michigan and her MSc and PhD in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics.

Expertise: venture capital; innovation; industrial policy; East Asia; economic competitiveness; entrepreneurship; entrepreneurial finance; rationality; inclusive innovation; social impact

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