Andrew Collinge, Assistant Director at Greater London Authority
Andrew is a member of the Senior Management Team of the GLA. In 2013, he led on the development of the Mayor of London’s principle strategy document “2020 Vision – The Greatest City on Earth”.
He is the Greater London Authority’s lead officer on the Smart City Agenda, supporting the work of the Smart London Board and driving a programme of work across a range of partnerships with business, academia and other cities. He is Director of “Sharing Cities”, one of the European Commission’s H2020 Smart Cities and Communities Programme being run across the lead cities of London, Lisbon and Milan. Andrew recently published “Data for London”, a world first strategy designed to ensure the capabilities, talents and capacity of the city data ecosystem in London have the maximum impact on the city’s social, economic and service-based challenges. He is responsible for the London Datastore, recently recognised internationally as a winner in the Open Data Institute’s annual awards. Andrew is an Honorary Fellow at University College London (CASA) and a member of the external advisory board of the University of Warwick’s Institute of Science in Cities. He sits on the Global City Leaders Advisory Board for the World Council on City Data (WCCD). Andrew is a board member of Funding London, an organisation which through loan and equity finance supports tech and digital businesses in the capital.