Smart Cities Algiers
29th June 2018

Finance & Investment at Smart City Summit Algiers

As a dedicated smart cities consultancy, Urban Foresight is always keen to share knowledge on the subject. Lately, Urban Foresight was in Algiers for the Smart City Global Technology & Investment Summit. 

Urban Foresight’s Head of Infrastructure and Investment, Graham Thrower was in Algeria this month, drawing from his experience and wealth of knowledge from years of raising equity, bond and bank finance for infrastructure globally, to address delegates in Algeria.  

Prior to joining Urban Foresight, Graham held senior management roles within global financial institutions including Citigroup and Société Generale, he has also held board positions in major public sector economic development bodies and holds a Doctorate in Institutional Investment Markets for Infrastructure.  

 Graham spoke at three sessions over the two-day summit: 

 How to Ensure Effective Investment in Internet Infrastructure  

  • Investment and Fintech: Alternative Business Models and Financing for Smart Cities 
  • Keynote Speech – Solving the scalar problem: From Living Lab to Smart City 

 The event was attended by several thousand delegates from around the world and featured over 200 speakers from a range of backgrounds.