High Impact Entrepreneurship

Prof. Redford is the President and Founder of the Policy Experimentation & Evaluation Platform (PEEP). He is an internationally recognized expert on entrepreneurship and public policy. He has worked with the US Department of Commerce, the European Commission, the OECD, the UN and various European and African governments.

With a focus on good practices that advance entrepreneurship through education, he coordinated the largest policy experimentation project in primary and secondary schools in the EU, co-edited the Entrepreneurial University Handbook and co-developed the OECD-European Commission HEInnovate initiative. In 2010, his Masters course at UCP-Porto was recognized as an OECD best practice.

His latest book, Developing Africa’s Financial Services – The Importance of High-Impact Entrepreneurship was launched at the World Bank in 2017. Currently, he leads the Savings Groups for Africa consortium with 20 research teams in countries across sub-Saharan Africa and has established a forum on entrepreneurship and business incubation in Arab Universities.

Previously he was Faculty Coordinator and Guest Lecturer at the Haas School of Business Center for Executive Education at UC Berkeley, where he did his post-doctoral research as well as was a Member of the Board at the Institute of European Studies.