Simon Teasdale Ph.D. is a Professor in Management at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland. Simon’s research focuses on the intersection between public policies and organizational behavior. He is particularly interested in how social innovation policies are enacted through discourse and financial incentives and the complex ways in which practitioners seek to negotiate and informally amend such policies. His research has been funded by bodies such as the Economic and Social Research Council, Medical Research Council, European Commission, and OECD. He has published in journals including Economy and Society, Journal of Social Policy, Organization, Policy and Politics, Public Administration, and Public Management Review.