Keynote: Peter Madden, Ex-CEO Future Cities Catapult
Peter Madden is the former Chief Executive of the Future Cities Catapult, a world-leading innovation centre that creates the products and services that cities need if they are to have a strong economy, a protected environment, and an improved quality of life. He is passionate about the integration of city infrastructure and how a more joined-up approach to city planning can improve quality of life, protect the environment and grow cities’ economies. Previously, Peter was Chief Executive of Forum for the Future, a non-profit organisation working globally with cities, governments and leading businesses to promote sustainable development. Prior to that, he worked as Head of Policy at the Environment Agency, as Ministerial Adviser to the British Government, as Director of Green Alliance and as Head of Policy at Christian Aid. Currently, he is Chair of Building with Nature, a Board Member of The Crown Estate and Founder Director of Ecovivid.