Smart Cities

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I have extensive experience working  in the Smart Cities area. I spent 3 years leading the international research network that supported the Smart Cities Project, and have spent most of this decade working on e-government and innovation programmes that explore how to use data more efficiently and effectively. Read more

European Projects – Design, Funding And Management

Over the last decade I've developed and delivered over €15M of European projects from Like, Bling, and Smart Cities covering innovation, e-services, e-government, change management, and capacity development. See my project portfolio and find out how I can help you with proposal development and project delivery. Read more

Innovation Support

I build innovation programmes and provide comprehensive innovation support to organisations looking to change. Over the last 15 years’ I’ve set up and delivered more than £50M of large-scale innovation programmes in the UK and Europe. I work at the intersection of data, innovation, organisational/process change, and service delivery. Read more



Blockchain in Government BLING – BLockchain in Government – is a €5M collaboration of 13 organisations – governments, cities and universities – who are exploring how governments can use blockchain to enable the next generation of smart services. BLING's aim is to accelerate and de-risk the development and deployment of blockchain-enabled services in Europe.

Like! Building Local Digital Innovation Cultures

Like! is a €4.2M collaborative project that I set up for Gemeente Groningen and 9 other partners in 2016 to stimulate the demand for innovation in the public sector and to deliver innovative solutions that improved e-government and local public service delivery.