About Citie

City Initiatives for Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CITIE) supports city leaders to develop policy to catalyse innovation and entrepreneurship.

CITIE is the product of a partnership between Nesta, Accenture and the Future Cities Catapult under CITIE.Index.

It was developed from an original concept created by John Gibson, Director of Government Innovation at Nesta and Greg Marsh, Co-founder and CEO onefinestay.

For more information on the research and methodology, please refer to the CITIE overview which can be downloaded here.

About Nesta

Nesta is an innovation charity with a mission to help people and organisations bring great ideas to life.
We are dedicated to supporting ideas that can help improve all our lives, with activities ranging from early-stage investment to in-depth research and practical programmes.



About Accenture Institute for High Performance

The Accenture Institute for High Performance develops and communicates breakthrough ideas and practical insights on management issues, economic trends and the impact of new and improving technologies. Its worldwide team of researchers collaborates with Accenture’s strategy, digital, technology and operations leadership to demonstrate, through original, rigorous research and analysis, how organizations become and remain high performers.



About Accenture

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 323,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$30.0 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 21, 2014. Its homepage is



About Future Cities Catapult

We are Future Cities Catapult. We accelerate urban ideas to market, to grow the economy and make cities better. We bring together businesses, universities and city leaders so that they can work with each other to solve the problems that cities face, now and in the future. From our Urban Innovation Centre in London, we provide world-class facilities and expertise to support the development of new products and services, as well as opportunities to collaborate with others, test ideas and develop business models.



CITIE team

John Gibson  
Director of Government Innovation
Matthew Robinson @wayzgosling
Managing Director of Policy Research
Accenture Institute for High Performance
David Altabev  @davidaltabev
Senior Programme Manager
Myles Kirby @myleskirby
Business Strategy Consultant
Accenture Strategy
Ryan Schecter @RyanBSchecter
Research Analyst
Alice MacNeil @AliceMacNeil
Research Analyst
Accenture Institute for High Performance
Scott Cain @scottcainuk
Executive Director & Chief Business Officer
Future Cities Catapult
Alan Waldock
Data Visualisation Designer
Future Cities Catapult
Rebecca Jones
Data Scientist
Future Cities Catapult