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A new chapter for Future Cities Catapult CEO Peter Madden OBE

This week, the board at Future Cities Catapult has accepted Peter Madden’s decision to step down from his role as CEO as of 30 June 2017.

Peter has been part of Future Cities Catapult since it was set up three and a half years ago, helping to make it the thriving urban innovation centre it is today: driving urban innovation across the UK and globally across four continents.

Although Peter has made the decision to step down from CEO he will continue to work with the board and executive management team in a part-time ambassador role from July onwards.  This will enable him to spend more time with his wife and two young daughters at home in Bristol.

Peter said, “It’s been an incredible journey.  The organisation is in a great place with impactful projects, a formidable staff and board. I feel I can now take a step back, as Future Cities Catapult is in such good shape.  I’m still enormously committed, and am delighted to be able to continue working with the board and leadership team as ambassador as the next phase of growth begins”.

On accepting Peter’s decision, Chair, Keith Clarke said:

“Replacing Peter will be no easy job.  The blend of skills he has brought to the company is extraordinary.  Thanks to Peter, Future Cities Catapult is where it should be, established with a clear mission, an excellent reputation and an organisation fit for purpose.

I wish Peter the very best and look forward to continuing working with him in his ambassador capacity.”

Future Cities Catapult has launched the process of recruiting a new CEO today, visit our careers page for details.

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