Being smart about smart cities: A governance roadmap for digital technologies
Cities looking to use 4IR tools will have to address challenges of accountability, restricting the misuse of technology and ensuring citizen privacy.
With a long established consulting career in both the public and private sectors, Miguel´s career has been built on a path of excellence and success managing complex projects and large business transformation initiatives. Miguel is the Public Sector, Transportation, Automotive & Tourism Leader for Deloitte Portugal.
In 2019 Miguel was appointed Deloitte´s Global Smart Cities & Local Government Leader. Passionate about the future of cities and mobility, Miguel has embraced this new and exciting challenge with great enthusiasm, bringing his expertise and know-how to the practice. Under his management, Deloitte has committed to work with partners, governments & NGO´s to improve the urban living of more than 1 billion people by 2030.
Miguel coordinates a team of 4000 Smart Cities and Urban Development experts who are focused on advising Cities, Urban Developers and Infrastructure Managers, on the smartest path for the future. This high-performing team leverages from Deloitte´s Partnerships and in-house developed assets and expertise to turn those cities and urban ecosystems greener, smarter and more connected
Miguel´s strongly advocates a move “from Urban Living to a more Human Living” in order to have a positive impact on the lives of future generations and contribute to a more sustainable and happy way of living.
As a leading expert in Smart Cities and Urban Ecosystems, Miguel is often found sharing his vision at global conferences and leading industry events, such as the World Economic Forum and the European Commission, about the future trends of civil government, education, transport & mobility, environment and sustainability. He has also developed strong relationships with the United Nations, global leadership teams and advisory boards of several global forums.