Allan Mayo

Allan is an adviser on Smart Cities and Service Innovation. He is a competition/industrial economist by background and a former policymaker at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, where he was responsible for the development of the government’s strategy on smart cities and policies in relation to Professional and Business Services. He has also played a leading part in the development of EU policy in relation to Service Innovation, having Chaired an Expert Panel and presented its report to Vice President Tajani in February 2011. He is still active in EU policy networks in this area, speaking on the subject at events across Europe.