Dave AtkinsonHead of Programmes and Smart Place at York Council
Dave is the Head of Programmes and Smart Place at City of York Council and has a track record of delivering Transformation and Innovation. Leading the talented Smart Place team at York includes the DfT funded Smart Transport Evolution Programme (STEP). This seeks to put in place the platform for York to be a leading City for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles on the back of the council’s hugely successful Digital City work, which has seen York become the UK’s first true gigabit City. He has led a range of functions including Policy, Strategy, Economy, Sustainability, BI, ICT, is the York lead for the Allerton Waste Recovery Park Energy from Waste project and has an MSc in Geographical Information Science.