Peter Madden OBE, Chief Executive of Future Cities Catapult

Peter Madden OBE

Peter Madden OBE is the Chief Executive of Future Cities Catapult, an international centre of expertise on urban innovation. In addition, he serves as Board Counsellor to the Crown Estate, is a member of the UK Government Smart Cities Forum, and is a board member of the London Sustainability Exchange and of the South West Regional Development Agency.

Previously, Peter worked as Chief Executive of Forum for the Future, Head of Policy at the Environment Agency, Ministerial Adviser to the British Government, Director of Green Alliance and Head of Policy at Christian Aid.

Growing the market for urban solutions

Temple Quay bridge by night, Bristol, UK

City focus Most of us either live in, work in, or visit cities regularly. They are engines of growth and by 2050, are expected to be home to 70% of the worlds population. With such rapid population growth, our cities …