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Paul Copping CIO at Digital Greenwich


Paul Copping is Chief Innovation Officer at Digital Greenwich, serving the Royal Borough of Greenwich, population 275,000.  His role is to engage with industrial partners to deploy integrated technology solutions that will result in more innovative, agile and cheaper services for Greenwich citizens.  In the wider market, he is working to enable more effective replication of smart city infrastructure in support of Sustainable Development Goals.  His current focus areas include connected and autonomous vehicles; 5G wireless; air quality; and social support for our ageing society.  Paul has an MBA in Marketing from Cass Business School in London and an MA in Spanish and French from the University of Cambridge.  His earlier career background is in telecoms (Nortel, BT) and mobility (Transport Research Laboratory) with a focus on corporate development and innovation management.  He is a Director of the City Protocol Society and the Chairman of ETSI Industry Specification Group “City Digital Profile”.