• Ph.D. Economics, University of Lodz (2000),
  • M.A. Economics, Pennsylvania State University (1992),
  • B.A. History, Pennsylvania State University (1989).

English (native), Polish (fluent), German (fluent), French (working knowlege)

Richard Woodward

Member of the CASE Supervisory Council


  • restructuring of state enterprises
  • small business development
  • local governance
  • privatization
  • innovation
  • business networks


Current Positions:

  • Member of CASE Supervisory Council,
  • Senior researcher and member of CASE Foundation Council,
  • Lecturer in international business at the University of Edinburgh Business School, United Kingdom.

Previous Position:

  • CASE Fellow,
  • External Contacts Officer, CASE (2001-2004),
  • Project Development Consultant (1998-2001).


Selected Project Participation:

  • Poland, Team leader, "Knowledge-Based Entrepreneurship: Innovation, Networks And Systems", European Union's Sixth Framework Programme, 2004-2007,
  • Poland, Project leader, "Innovation networks in the Polish economy: Current state and development prospects", Polish State Committee for Scientific Research (KBN), 2003-2005,
  • Poland: Senior Researcher, "Partnership for Corporate Governance and Secondary Privatisation in Transition" project, USAID, 2003,
  • Poland: Project Leader, "Foreign and domestic firms as catalysts in changes in competitiveness", European Union's Fifth Framework Programme, 2003,
  • Poland: Project Leader, "Effects of Information and Communication Technologies, Human Capital and Research & Development on the Business Environment and Growth", World Bank, 2003.

Online Profiles:


project involvement: expert

case publications