Group Advisor on Future Cities & New Industries

Greg is Group Advisor on Future Cities & New Industries at HSBC Group where he works with its global client base in 63 countries and 300 cities. He is Chair of the Connected Places Catapult, The UK’s innovation accelerator for cities, transport, and place-making. He is a member of the board of Transport for London and chairman of TfL’s Investment and Programmes Committee, and a member of its Finance and Crossrail Committees. He is also a Board Member of the London LEP (LEAP) and leads its work on London’s Economic and Industrial Strategies, and he chairs an expert group on the future of the London Central Activity Zone. He is also a member of the UK Government’s Urban Centre Task Force and is chair of the UK Government’s expert group on Smart Cities and Connected Communities.

He is Hon Prof of Urban Innovation and Policy at UCL and Strathclyde University. He is a Global Fellow at the Urban Land Institute, and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. He is member of the World Economic Forum Future Council on Cities & Urbanisation. He is Global Cities expert on the BBC World Service Series, My Perfect City. His monthly Colum, The Planet of Cities, is hosted by RICS. He is author of 10 books and 100 reports on cities, investment, mobility, innovation, and leadership. He is co-founder of The Business of Cities, a UK-based city analytics group that works with 100 cities in 20 countries.

Speaking at the Following:

May 25

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Mayors Dialogue: [Re]Shaping the Human Experience in Cities

6:15pm – 7:15pm

Urbanist Professor Greg Clark ask three mayors from the most inspirational cities around the world to weigh on the adjustments that cities are making in light of the pandemic.

May 26

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Virtual Roundtable Discussion (Full Members only): The Future of City Centres after COVID19

3:00pm – 4:00pm

ULI virtual roundtables are peer-to-peer discussions hosted by a subject-matter expert/thought leaders, where experiences and perspectives can be shared in small group settings.