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FUNDING THE INFRASTRUCTURE OF TOMORROW


24 THE EXPAT’S VIEW Marianne Rees-Hawkins, Marketing Manager for the Middle East and Africa at the British Embassy in Dubai


26 THE REGIONAL VIEW What is a ‘Smart City’? Hyder Consulting’s four key elements


30 THE BIG PICTURE Green City Picking up an award for sustainable economic development is a big win for Suzhou, says Greg Baker


CONTENTS


03 EDITORIAL Our Editor, Sarah Cartledge, welcomes you to Expert View


05 FOREWORD Tese are exciting times at British Expertise, says Tracey Smith, Chief Executive


08 THE BRITISH EXPERTISE VIEW Tink smart? John Whittaker, Chair of British Expertise Smart Cities Group


10 THE OVERVIEW Building future cities Peter Madden OBE, Chief Executive of the Future Cities Catapult


12 THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE’S VIEW Funding the infrastructure of tomorrow Professor Dr. Uwe Krueger, CEO Atkins


14 THE EXPERT’S VIEW ‘Te overall goal is to create a more convenient life’ Bill Hutchison, Co-Founder and Chair of i-Canada and Executive Director of the Center for Smart City Innovation


16 THE EY SMART INFRASTRUCTURE ROUND TABLE 2015


18 THE SECTOR VIEW Smart Transport Stuart Maxwell, ITS Director at WYG


20 THE SECTOR VIEW Rail in the Smart City era Schnieder Electric looks at the future of rail


22 THE DIPLOMAT’S VIEW Green development in Southeast Asia Judith Slater, Deputy High Commissioner Singapore and SE Asia Regional Director of Trade and Investment


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ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE OF LEGAL SERVICES


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‘14THE OVERALL GOAL IS TO CREATE A MORE CONVENIENT LIFE’


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BUILDING FUTURE CITIES


32 THE SECTOR VIEW Smart water for Smart Cities Adam Turk, Commercial Director Polypipe


35 THE SECTOR VIEW Smart Cities Te Public Health Connection


38 THE EXPERT’S VIEW Weather warnings saving lives Paul Davies, Chief Hydro- Meteorologist at the Met Office


40 THE REGIONAL VIEW Te Abuja Centenary City Project


42 THE REGIONAL VIEW Urban solutions to rural problems Simon Boots, Partner in Charge of Civil Engineering at CampbellReith


45 THE SECTOR VIEW Smart skills Te British Council’s Chris Cooper on upskilling


46 THE SECTOR VIEW Trade missions by Training Gateway’s Amanda Selvaratnam


48 THE SECTOR VIEW A new dawn for British construction? Matt Collett, Business Relationship Manager, Middlesex University


50 THE EXPERT’S VIEW Intangible cultural heritage Dr Julie Scott, co-director of Touch TD


53 THE LEGAL VIEW Te economic importance of legal services Nankunda Katangaza, former Head of International Policy at Te Law Society


54 THE SECTOR VIEW Positioning to win: How to focus on interests Mediation helps parties involved in disputes to move forward, says Dr Karl Mackie CBE – CEDR


56 THE BRITISH EXPERTISE AWARDS 2015


58 THE FUTURE VIEW British Expertise Young Consultant of the Year nominee Lisa Bell of Turner & Townsend discusses life in the U.S


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