Francisco Marco-Serrano is lecturer in economics at GSM London since October 2012. Formerly, he was an independent researcher and lecturer in Spain, where he taught several modules on business and economics. He holds a Masters' Degree in Economics from the Universitat of Valencia (Spain) and is currently working on his PhD thesis about the economic impact of cultural heritage. His research interests are quantitative economics and their application to the cultural and creative industries. He is an Associate of The Operational Research Society.