Robyn Klingler-Vidra joins King’s College London in the Department of European & International Studies as a Lecturer for the 2014-2015 academic year. Most recently, Robyn served as a Senior Research Fellow at the Coller Institute of Venture at Tel Aviv University where she was the Associate Editor of Coller Venture Review. Robyn‟s research interests focus on the role of government policy in building venture capital markets as a means to promote innovation and entrepreneurial clusters. Robyn leads the World Economic Forum‟s United Kingdom Executive Opinion Survey on global competitiveness and has led studies on economic growth, technology clusters and development. Her publications include peer reviewed journal articles on the development of venture capital markets in East Asia and how policy models transform as they diffuse. Robyn received her MSc and PhD in International Political Economy at the London School of Economics & Political Science and her BA in Political Science from the University of Michigan. Dr. Vidra is working as a Senior researcher in the Institute.