Smart City Speaker Greg Clark

Greg Clark

Smart City Expert

A leader when it comes to the future of cities. Speaker Greg Clark consults with a wide range of multinational corporations on how to do business in global cities. Organizations book Greg Clark to learn about cities and regions’ economic crisis, the business of cities, why city and regional strategies fail, and the development potential of capital cities.

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    Greg Clark biography

    Smart city speaker Greg Clark is a leader when it comes to the future of cities. Greg Clark has served as a strategic advisor globally. He has directed various projects on city leadership, economic strategy, migration, and openness. Furthermore, he has led projects pertaining to city branding, strategic planning, and urban investment. 

    Clark is an international advisor and conducts several cutting-edge research. He holds the positions of Chief Advisor and Chairman of the OECD’s Forum on Local Development and Investment. In addition, he is the Lead Advisor on the World Bank’s Urbanisation Knowledge Forum.

    Aside from that, he serves as a member of the London Enterprise Partnership, Chairman of the London Stansted Cambridge Consortium, a Global Fellow of the Brookings Institution in Washington, the Chairman of the British BIDs, an Associate of LSE Cities, and a Visiting Professor at the Cass Business School. He consults with a wide range of multinational corporations on how to do business in global cities. GVA, JP Morgan Chase, JLL, Microsoft, and Siemens are some of the companies that work with him.

    Speaker Greg Clark has also been in charge of several significant projects related to London’s development. His previous positions include Member of the Promote London Council, and CEO of the London Enterprise Agency/OneLondon. Greg has also been Managing Director at Greater London Enterprise.

    He wrote several books and reports on city development, including World Cities and Nation States. This is a set of case studies that look at the new relationships among twelve major cities as the grounds for initiating a global discussion regarding the globalization of major cities. 

    Greg Clark Speaking Videos

    Greg Clark - Dutch Cities Opportunity Knocks
    Greg Clark - Global cities: a short history

    Greg Clark Keynote Topics

    This speech draw upon Greg’s recent research for OECD, UCLG, and other on what responses cities and regions have made to the economic crisis. Based on detailed research into more than 50 cities it shows how and why cities and regions have been impacted differently and have responses differently.

    This speech addresses why and how cities have become important emerging markets for companies, how companies can develop long term trusted relationships with cities, and what the benefits will be.

    It is often said that cities are in business. This speech looks at how far the experience of cities is like that of businesses and what is being learned by the world’s global cities from world’s global companies.

    This speech identifies the key reasons that city and regional strategies fail and shows how strategies can be formulated with a greater chance of success. The speech is based on research into more than 100 strategies that have been developed but not successfully implemented.

    This speech looks at the development potential of capital cities. It starts with London, Edinburgh, Ottawa, Canberra, Helsinki, Washington DC, Pretoria, and Athens and develops a case for capital city development strategies which are distinctive and based on the assets that capital city functions provide.

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