Greg Clark CBE
Global Advisor and Chairman
Greg is an advisor, advocate, and mentor on cities and businesses. He works with leadership teams in global cities, global firms, global institutions, and at global gatherings. Among others, he holds leadership roles at OECD LEED, Brookings Institution, Urban Land Institute Europe, JLL Cities Research Centre and UCL City Leadership Initiative, as well as senior advisory roles at RPA New York, Oslo Region and JPMorgan. For more information on these and other roles, please visit Greg’s personal website:
Dr Tim Moonen
Tim is responsible for the strategic and day-to-day management of The Business of Cities’ research and advisory projects.
He has co-authored more than 25 reports, books and chapters on global city competitiveness, governance and performance, and has participated in multiple advisory boards of both cities and businesses worldwide relating to strategic planning, leadership and policy reforms. He also teaches executive-level education for international companies and universities.
Tim has a PhD in Politics and International Studies from the University of Bristol. He also holds degrees from the University of Cambridge and the Universidad Europea de Madrid.
Director of Narrative
Emily leads The Business of Cities workstreams on the DNA of Cities, the Future of Cities, and the Re-urbanisation of Business.
Before joining The Business of Cities Emily worked as a solicitor in a City of London law firm, where she specialised in commercial real estate. She has also worked for the property developer Lend Lease, and at The Young Foundation: a centre for social innovation based in East London.
Emily holds a first class degree in Geography from the University of Oxford, and a Graduate Diploma in Law from BPP London.
Executive PA & Business Manager
Kim has worked for The Business of Cities since February 2008 and runs all aspects of the business from diary and travel management to liaising with clients and dealing with daily correspondence and emails. Kim also manages the accounts schedules and book-keeping.
Kim has been an Administrator and Office Manager for many years and brings this experience and expertise to The Business of Cities team.
Jake joined the Business of Cities in July 2017 and is a lead researcher on a variety of international analytics and advisory projects. His work combines comparative city benchmarking with in-depth case study appraisal of city strategies. He holds an undergraduate degree in Geography from the University of Cambridge and subsequently completed a year-long studentship in Urban Planning and Development at Harvard University. His academic background has focused extensively on global urbanisation, culture-led regeneration and public-private development and finance.