Foxley leads a dynamic programme of research working closely with academics and sector specialists. Much of her work is focused on the real estate implications of the science and technology sector. This includes the Bidwells life science 2030 research programme which encompasses a study, undertaken in conjunction with YouGov, investigating the location drivers of R&D businesses. She previously headed UK research at JLL and Cluttons, having also held property research positions with St Quintin and the Department of the Environment. She started her career in academia working on planning and urban design publications at the Centre for Urban Policy Research, a policy research institute at Rutgers University in the US. Foxley’s academic background spans the finance, planning and environmental fields. She holds an MSc in property investment & finance from Bayes Business School, an MS in planning and urban policy from Rutgers University and a BSc in rural environment studies.