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Smart City Global Technology & Investment Summit

June 27-28 2018, Algiers

Creating the smart cities of the future

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2018 Speaker Lineup | Over 150 Speakers announced

TMT Finance

speaker Graham Thrower

Graham Thrower
Head of Infrastructure and Investment, Urban Foresight

Speaker Profile

A hugely experienced executive who has held senior management roles within global financial institutions, including Citigroup and Societe Generale; and board-level positions in global investment, economic development and creative industry sectors, including with North East Access to Finance, Newcastle Science City and regional development agency One North East.

Graham’s interests and skills sit at the junction of institutional investment, infrastructure provision and progressive and sustainable economic development. He has considerable experience in creating new investment markets and developing long term strategic client partnerships, as well as delivering stakeholder value.

Graham holds a PhD in institutional investment markets for infrastructure from Newcastle University’s Centre for Urban & Regional Development Studies (CURDS).

He is also Chairman of NEL Fund Managers and a trustee and non-executive director of the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.

Speaker Sessions

Internet Infra: How to Ensure Effective Investment in Internet Infrastructure

Day 1 – Leadership Summit
Stream B – 14.45 – 15.30

Investment and Fintech: Alternative Business Models and Financing for Smart Cities

Day 2 – Leadership Summit
Stream G – 15.00 – 15.30

Keynote Speech – Solving the scalar problem – from living lab to Smart City

Day 2 – Leadership Summit
Stream G – 14.45 – 15.00

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