International Development Team Lead – Delivery, Future Cities Catapult
For over 16 years Ivor has been doing business with governments, cities and companies across Europe, Africa and Asia. Working alongside Mayors, Parliamentarians and industry leaders he plays an integral role in promoting, commercialising and exporting UK products, services, innovations and best practises in public governance. Ivor has a proven track record of developing strong and effective global partnerships across a diverse array of organisational, cultural and political environments. From Pakistan to Zimbabwe he has lead efforts to strengthen the capacity of democratic institutions in fragile environments. He has developed local leadership programmes for Mayors and CEOs across 14 African countries. And he pioneered the UK’s first overseas volunteering programme for some of London’s most vulnerable young people. Ivor is intellectually curious, socially conscious and he cares deeply about the myriad economic, environmental and political challenges that people, places and public institutions face. He is a tactile yet charismatic leader who takes an inclusive approach to motivating and getting the best out of people.