David Beeton

Founder, Managing Director, Urban Foresight

Dr. David Beeton is Founder and Managing Director of Urban Foresight, a strategy and innovation consultancy focused on future cities.  David has worked with local authorities, governments, businesses and NGOs across five continents to develop city-focused strategies and projects. This has invariably combined his twin passions of innovation and sustainable development, deploying creative solutions that will have a positive and enduring impact. He is Chair of the Electromobility Action Cluster Initiative of the European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities and is also Director of E-cosse, a Scottish Government-backed partnership to advance electric vehicles. David holds a PhD in Technology and Innovation Management from Cambridge University, two Masters degrees in Engineering and an MBA.

My Sessions

Role Model Cities in eMobility

EYE Film Institute

The growth of electronic transportation has brought about an increasing need for charging points in public areas. Because the number of electric cars and plug-in hybrids has increased significantly, there is currently a shortage of charging stations. Municipalities play a key role in the continued growth and success of driving electric. How many charging points […]