David Ludlow

Associate Professor: European Smart Cities

David Ludlow is an associate professor in European Smart Cities at University of West of England, Bristol.

David is an urban planner with substantial practice-based experience in government agencies and consultancy in the UK. For the past 25 years, he has promoted applied research on urban governance and sustainable development in an academic environment. He is member of the EU Expert Group on the Urban Environment, providing scientific and technical expertise to DG Environment for the European Sustainable Cities Project, and is advisor to DG Connect (European Commission) for the Open Governance Programme.

He has been responsible for the development and implementation of 50+ major EU-funded and international research projects.

His projects focus on development of smart governance tools, methodologies and intelligence delivered by open, integrated and interoperable decision-making processes, supporting the attainment of policy objectives for m