Dr Lindsey Appleyard is a social scientist with research interests around financial geographies, specialising in financial inclusion and inclusive economies. Lindsey’s recent research has focused on responsible lending and borrowing, subprime credit, financial capability and financial citizenship. She makes an academic contribution by providing nuanced understandings of the ‘lived experience’ of financialization. Through Lindsey’s networks and collaborations, her body of research aims to make a significant impact on the economy and society by influencing policy and practice. Lindsey has successfully been awarded funding for research and impact from a range of sources, including RCUK, Barrow Cadbury Trust, Carnegie UK Trust and the Money Advice Service. Her research has been disseminated at a variety of international and national conferences (such as RGS-IBG, AAG) and has published widely in a peer-reviewed journals including: Journal of Economic Geography, Regional Studies, and Environment and Planning A.