Greg Clark CBE
Global Advisor and Chairman
Greg is an advisor, advocate, and mentor on cities and businesses. He works with leadership teams in global cities, global firms, global institutions, and at global gatherings. Among others, he holds leadership roles at OECD LEED, Brookings Institution, Urban Land Institute Europe, JLL Cities Research Centre and UCL City Leadership Initiative, as well as senior advisory roles at RPA New York, Oslo Region and JPMorgan. For more information on these and other roles, please visit Greg’s personal website:
Director of Intelligence
Tim specialises in city competitiveness, governance and comparative performance worldwide. He has participated in numerous projects and advisory boards relating to international urban investment, strategic planning, city leadership, and the re-urbanisation of business. He also manages the bi-annual review of over 200 city benchmarks and indexes. Tim has a PhD in Politics and International Studies from the University of Bristol. He also holds degrees from the University of Cambridge and the Universidad Europea de Madrid.
Director of Narrative
Emily leads workstreams on City Leadership, the DNA of Cities and the Re-urbanisation of Business.
Before joining The Business of Cities Emily worked as a solicitor in a City of London law firm, where she specialised in commercial real estate. She has also worked for the property developer Lend Lease, and at The Young Foundation: a centre for social innovation based in East London.
Emily holds a first class degree in Geography from the University of Oxford, and a Graduate Diploma in Law from BPP London.
Executive PA & Business Manager
Kim has worked for The Business of Cities since February 2008 and runs all aspects of the business from diary and travel management to liaising with clients and dealing with daily correspondence and emails. Kim also manages the accounts schedules and book-keeping.
Kim has been an Administrator and Office Manager for many years and brings this experience and expertise to The Business of Cities team.
Jonathan supports the Director of Intelligence with quantitative and qualitative research across multiple work streams. He specialises in urban data and indices, as well as metropolitan governance. With The Business of Cities since 2014, Jonathan previously worked for the Overseas Development Institute on Sustainable Development. He holds a Masters in Geography from University College London.