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Greg Clark

Greg Clark

Chair of Connected Places Catapult, Chair of 3Ci

Greg is a world expert on cities, urban investment, and sustainable urban transition. Over a career of 35 years he has advised more than 300 cities, 40 national governments, 20 multilateral institutions, and multiple globalcorporates and investors.


Greg is chair of the Connected Places Catapult (CPC), the UK’s innovation accelerator for cities, transport and place-leadership, and Chair of the UK Cities Climate Investment Commission (3Ci) that convenes city leaders and investors to drive a just urban transition. He is a Board member of Transport for London (TfL) and the London LEP. He chairs TfL’s new Land and Property Committee that oversees TfL new property and housing company and ventures.


Greg is Hon Prof of Urban innovation at Strathclyde University. He is author of 10 books and 100 reports on cities, investment and place-leadership. His monthly column: The Planet of Cities, is hosted by RICS. He is Global Cities expert on the BBC World Service Series, My Perfect City.


Greg’s previous roles include Group Advisor, Future Cities & New Industries, at HSBC, Chair of the OECD Forum of Cities & Regions, Global Fellow on Cities at the Brookings Institution and Global Fellow on Urban Investment at the Urban land Institute.

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