Author: Greg Clark

Greg Clark is Senior Fellow, ULI, Europe. He combines this role with being a global advisor on urban development through roles that include: Chairman of the OECD Development Agencies and Investment Strategies Forum, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, Metropolitan Programme, Advisor to the World Bank on Urbanisation Knowledge Platform, Chairman of British BIDs (Business Improvement Districts), Member of the Advisory Board of the Oxford Future of Cities Programme, and Visiting Professor, City Leadership, Cass Business School, City of London. He has led and moderated more than 100 conferences and strategic events for ULI, City Governments, EuroCities, OECD, World Bank, The Financial Times, The EIB, MIPIM, LSE, Brookings Institution, and the EU Council. Selected as a Harkness Fellow in 1995, he reviewed 12 North American cites/regions from a base as a fellow at Columbia University in New York City. As Chairman of the European Urban Development Forum from 1996 to 2000 he oversaw reviews of 24 European Cities/Regions. Since 1998 has undertaken OECD reviews in 27 cities around the world. He has directed comparative studies and assessments of London and New York, British & Spanish Cities, UK & Canadian Cities, and UK & Chinese Cities. He has been a strategy advisor to more than 20 cities in 5 continents and has led international city networks & projects on city leadership, openness and migration, urban investment, long term strategic planning, economic strategy, and city branding. Trained as an Economist, Political Scientist, Facilitator, and Mentor. Cambridge University, UK, Columbia University, NYC, London School of Economics, UK.

Articles by Greg Clark

  • To Bid or Not to Bid?
    Published on May 05, 2014 in Development
    What dreams may come to cities that bid for Olympic rings?
  • London after the Games
    Published on June 05, 2012 in Economy, Market & Trends
    “Is London still relevant in the new global order, and can it continue to be a genuine world leader?” asks ULI Europe senior fellow Greg Clark. He considers the potential legacy from London’s hosting of the Olympic games and notes the wide gap between the city’s interest in fostering an enduring international attractiveness and the U.K.’s restrictive policies that do not suggest a tolerant global city.
  • ULI Leads Urban Investment Agenda in Europe
    Published on September 04, 2011 in Capital Markets
    To help improve the competitive and sustainable performance of Europe’s cities in the face of global competition, ULI Europe and its partners in 2009 created the Urban Investment Network to forge a permanent dialogue between public and private sector organizations committed to better urban investment.
  • Greg Clark, senior fellow, ULI Europe, Designated Official Blogger for MIPIM’s Build Connections Conference, Beginning March 8, 2011
    Published on March 04, 2011 in Economy, Market & Trends
    Greg Clark, senior fellow, ULI Europe, and Global Advisor on City Development, will be attending the MIPIM's Build Connections conference, March 8 - 11, 2011, in Cannes, France, and has been designated to be one of four "official blogger" of the event. Clark will blog everyday for three weeks beginning March 8, 2011.