The Future of Urban Transport: With an ever growing population and public transport at capacity, we need new ways of moving people through our cities. How will the connected car of the future not only provide an alternative, but help to reduce some of the negative impacts we experience on our highly congested roads.
Julie is a Director for Urban Development for the Infrastructure and Cities sector at Siemens. With her global remit working with cities around the world, she is responsible for engaging with cities to showcase the role of infrastructure and integrated technological solutions in urban development.
Particular areas of specialism include the financing and funding of urban infrastructure through the use of innovate mechanisms and value capture. On this topic, Julie recently co-authored a report entitled ‘Investor Ready Cities’ in conjunction with PwC and BLP Law.
Julie now has the role of shaping Siemens approach to Smart Cities in the UK in conjunction with the global Siemens businesses. To enable and promote knowledge transfer, Julie works with the Siemens business on the benefit of digitalization in the city, in areas such as smart grid and energy management, intelligent transport systems and Industry 4.0. Julie represents Siemens on the UK Smart Cities Forum and the UK All Party Parliamentary Group for Smart Cities.