David Beeton

Founder, Managing Director, Urban Foresight

Dr. David Beeton is Founder and Managing Director of Urban Foresight, a strategy and innovation consultancy focused on future cities.  David has worked with local authorities, governments, businesses and NGOs across five continents to develop city-focused strategies and projects. This has invariably combined his twin passions of innovation and sustainable development, deploying creative solutions that will have a positive and enduring impact. He is Chair of the Electromobility Action Cluster Initiative of the European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities and is also Director of E-cosse, a Scottish Government-backed partnership to advance electric vehicles. David holds a PhD in Technology and Innovation Management from Cambridge University, two Masters degrees in Engineering and an MBA.

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