The Funders Group includes representatives from the funding bodies and senior managers from the ERC. The role of the funders group is to monitor the programme of work for the project and contribution to the research agenda.

The Group is chaired by Martin Cooke, Angle plc:

Representatives from each funding body include:

Dan Hodges, Head of Economics and Evidence Technology Strategy Board (TSB):

Andy Gibbs, Head of Economic Performance and Environment Research Team Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC)

Irene Graham, British Bankers’ Association (BBA)

Tony Moody, Deputy Director, Enterprise Analysis Department for Business, Innovation and Skills