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Urban Innovators

About us

Based in London, DG Cities is at the forefront of urban innovation. 

We are an urban innovation company specialising in the integration of ‘smart city’ technologies and approaches to maximise their benefits for cities and optimise the use of resources, infrastructure and services. 

We have particular expertise in ‘smart mobility’ such as Mobility as a Service, e-Mobility and Connected and Autonomous Vehicles. 

We champion an integrated and holistic approach that incorporates new technologies into the design of cities and neighbourhoods.

Meet the team

Trevor Dorling - Managing Director   Trevor has extensive experience working in senior positions in planning, employment & skills and economic development within London local government. He has played a key role in establishing Greenwich as one of the UK’s leaders in smart city innovation.

Trevor Dorling - Managing Director

Trevor has extensive experience working in senior positions in planning, employment & skills and economic development within London local government. He has played a key role in establishing Greenwich as one of the UK’s leaders in smart city innovation.

Lola Fernandez-Redondo - Head of Integrated Planning and Built Environment   Lola is a thought leader in Sustainable and Resilient Urban Development and Smart Cities. Her work lies at the intersection between the built environment, digital infrastructure and new technologies. She works with major cities and leading industry players, setting up their vision and strategy to drive urban innovation.

Lola Fernandez-Redondo - Head of Integrated Planning and Built Environment

Lola is a thought leader in Sustainable and Resilient Urban Development and Smart Cities. Her work lies at the intersection between the built environment, digital infrastructure and new technologies. She works with major cities and leading industry players, setting up their vision and strategy to drive urban innovation.

Kim Smith - Head of Smart Mobility   Kim is a transport specialist with over 25 years in transport planning, project delivery, policy formation and high-level strategy. Kim takes a strategic overview to ensure the successful delivery of DG Cities’ mobility projects. She also coordinates work on new mobility proposals.

Kim Smith - Head of Smart Mobility

Kim is a transport specialist with over 25 years in transport planning, project delivery, policy formation and high-level strategy. Kim takes a strategic overview to ensure the successful delivery of DG Cities’ mobility projects. She also coordinates work on new mobility proposals.

Balazs Csuvar – Head of Delivery   Balazs brings his experience working with both public and private sector clients, developing infrastructure urban master planning, strategies and policies at multiple scales. Balazs is now leading DG Cities involvement in the UK Smart Mobility Living Lab: London.

Balazs Csuvar – Head of Delivery

Balazs brings his experience working with both public and private sector clients, developing infrastructure urban master planning, strategies and policies at multiple scales. Balazs is now leading DG Cities involvement in the UK Smart Mobility Living Lab: London.

Heather Yedigaroff - Head of Strategy and Operations   Heather has overall responsibility for setting the strategy and vision for the organisation. Since joining DG Cities she has overseen the growth of the company - expanding from a small nucleus of three people - to an expert team with breadth across smart cities and telecoms. She is also responsible for the day to day running and operations of the company.

Heather Yedigaroff - Head of Strategy and Operations

Heather has overall responsibility for setting the strategy and vision for the organisation. Since joining DG Cities she has overseen the growth of the company - expanding from a small nucleus of three people - to an expert team with breadth across smart cities and telecoms. She is also responsible for the day to day running and operations of the company.

Helen Steiger – Project Manager   Helen has experience in project management, marketing and sustainability within the private sector. Helen currently fulfils a variety of roles at DG Cities that include research, business modelling and marketing/communications.

Helen Steiger – Project Manager

Helen has experience in project management, marketing and sustainability within the private sector. Helen currently fulfils a variety of roles at DG Cities that include research, business modelling and marketing/communications.

Hiba Alaraj — Project Officer   Hiba has experience in master planning, project management and sustainability within the private sector and is currently applying this experience at DG Cities. Hiba has expertise in the energy and sustainability aspects of smart city innovation and is currently coordinating our work on the IDEMA project.

Hiba Alaraj — Project Officer

Hiba has experience in master planning, project management and sustainability within the private sector and is currently applying this experience at DG Cities. Hiba has expertise in the energy and sustainability aspects of smart city innovation and is currently coordinating our work on the IDEMA project.

Arielle Vetro — Project Officer   Arielle has experience in community engagement and trialling innovative methodologies. With a particular interest in the socio-cultural impacts of smart city development, Arielle works on public engagement aspects of DG Cities’ projects and provides broader communications and marketing support.

Arielle Vetro — Project Officer

Arielle has experience in community engagement and trialling innovative methodologies. With a particular interest in the socio-cultural impacts of smart city development, Arielle works on public engagement aspects of DG Cities’ projects and provides broader communications and marketing support.

Elias Nassif — Project Officer   Elias is fascinated by the untapped potential of data science within the urban context. With a background in transport planning, advanced modelling and project management, Elias is currently involved in measuring the impacts of CAV adoption in urban environments for project Endeavour.

Elias Nassif — Project Officer

Elias is fascinated by the untapped potential of data science within the urban context. With a background in transport planning, advanced modelling and project management, Elias is currently involved in measuring the impacts of CAV adoption in urban environments for project Endeavour.

 
Juliet Russell — Project Officer   Juliet is a highly experienced researcher with proficiency in quantitative modelling for solving environmental and sustainability challenges, including life cycle assessment. Juliet has worked in sustainability and environmental compliance in the private sector and has expertise in sustainable business models.

Juliet Russell — Project Officer

Juliet is a highly experienced researcher with proficiency in quantitative modelling for solving environmental and sustainability challenges, including life cycle assessment. Juliet has worked in sustainability and environmental compliance in the private sector and has expertise in sustainable business models.

 

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