We want to create a smart city where people live longer, healthier and more prosperous lives, with better skills, in a safe and sustainable environment. We believe we can achieve this through ideas, empowerment, great leadership and making the most of the resources we have.
We use information and data to improve our understanding of our city and its challenges.
We put people at the heart of our work, supporting and empowering our citizens.
We share our knowledge and expertise in Smart City leadership on a global stage.
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Awarded Smart City of the Year 2015
Getting Smarter, Going Circular: Maximising the opportunities of digital technology, innovation and collaboration
At last month’s ‘Foundations for Innovation’ conference organised by Northern Ireland’s Local Government Association, I presented Peterborough’s Circular Economy approach. The Future Peterborough team was invited to share our unique approach to implement circular…read more
I’m often asked how smart city standards can be relevant to the complex reality of modern cities. It’s a legitimate question and one I have asked myself many times. From experience, I know that no two cities are alike and their challenges differ in content, context…read more
When I introduce myself in meetings, at conferences and other events I often start by saying that I’ll offer a prize to anyone with a longer job title than mine, as the Council’s Environment, Transport and Future City Manager I’m lucky enough to work in a diverse team…read more