Speaker Greg is a world expert on cities, urban investment, and the sustainable urban transition. Over a career of 35 years, he has advised more than 300 cities, 40 national governments, 20 multilateral institutions, and multiple global corporates, investors, and fund managers.
Why you should book speaker Greg Clark
- Greg is a highly esteemed expert, supporting leaders and advising firms in more than 300 cities. He has moderated more than 200 conferences for clients like the OECD or UK Gov.
- His knowledge covers many areas. He speaks about or moderates topics such as Real Estate, Investment, Cities, Technology, Infrastructure, Sustainability, Climate Change and many more.
- He is incredibly versatile and available for all events from large conferences to ‘fireside chats’ and interviews.
With his global presence and reach, speaker Greg Clark is the right choice for all organisations. His wide expertise covers city development, mobility, technology, digitisation and innovation, urban governance, city strategic planning, real estate and place leadership.
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 Investment Bank, Chair of the OECD Forum of Cities & Regions, Global Fellow on Cities and Metropolitan leadership at the Brookings Institution and Global Fellow on Urban Investment at the Urban land Institute. He was Lead Advisor on Cities to the UK Gov for 6 years. He has been a senior advisor on cities and urban investment to the World Bank, Inter-American development Bank, and the European Investment Bank.
He has chaired more than 20 internal advisory boards for individual cities that are reformulating their future investment strategies, long term plans, and governance, including New York, Mumbai, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Mumbai, Sydney, Auckland, Barcelona, Vienna, and Oslo.
He has led comparative studies on Chinese, Australian, European, North American, Latin American, Middle Eastern, South-East Asian, Caribbean, Nordic, and Indian Cities. Since 2020 he has been tracking the impact of the COVID pandemic on 100 cities globally and has developed a unique framework for assessing the post-pandemics city.
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