Trevor GibsonSmart City Leadership and Development Manager at Opportunity Peterborough
Trevor is currently Smart City Leadership and Development Manager with Opportunity Peterborough and was part of the Peterborough team which successfully bid to be one of the UK’s four Future City Demonstrators funded by the Technology Strategy Board (now Innovate UK). He continues to help develop and deliver the resultant “Future Peterborough” programme and chairs the British Standards Institute (BSI) Smart and Sustainable Cities and Communities Committee (SDS/2) which, amongst other activities, oversees the development of BSI’s suite of Smart City Standards.
Prior to his smart city experience, Trevor spent almost thirty years in the public sector, most recently as Director of Environment and Community Services at Peterborough City Council, where he was responsible for the strategic management of a wide range of front-line services including, regulation, development control, transport and leisure. Prior to that he held senior positions with Suffolk Coastal District Council and Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council.