Intelligent Cities Strategy Lead


Simon Giles is Accenture’s global lead for Intelligent Cities Strategy and is currently advising cities, government and developers on economic development, citizen centered design and digital master planning.

He runs a global advisory team, based in London that works with interdisciplinary teams of architects, engineers and digital designers to develop new development strategies for existing and new build cities. Simon also leads the advisory group for the World Economic Forum on Low Carbon Finance and Future Urban Development.

He is currently working on projects in the UK, Mexico, Estonia, Denmark, Germany and Brazil.

Simon Giles was a speaker at the International Seminar of The City Factory from July 3 to July 5, 2013, in Stockholm on “Which are the impacts of Data on the city?”.

La Fabrique de la Cité

La Fabrique de la Cité is a think tank dedicated to urban foresight, created by the VINCI group, its sponsor, in 2010. La Fabrique de la Cité acts as a forum where urban stakeholders, whether French or international, collaborate to bring forth new ways of building and rebuilding cities.