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Exploring major cities’ readiness to thrive in an era of unprecedented technological change
SKILLS SEARCH

What Cities Can Learn From Companies About Retraining The Workforce

A skills gap is developing, as many workers today don’t yet have what’s needed for the jobs of the future
Timocin (Timo) Pervane, Alex Miller
Timocin (Timo) Pervane
Partner, Oliver Wyman
As leader of the Oliver Wyman Forum’s City Readiness initiative, Timocin Pervane leads a team focused on enabling cities to prosper in an age of unprecedented urbanization and technological innovation. He currently resides with his family in his hometown of Boston but has also enjoyed being an urban citizen in cities as varied as London, Munich, Brussels, Istanbul, Beijing, and Washington D.C.
Timocin.Pervane@oliverwyman.com
Alex Miller
Partner, Oliver Wyman
Axel Miller works at the intersection of Market Infrastructure and Organizational Transformation. Over the past decade he has led many transformation, restructuring, and PMI programs in the Capital Markets, Corporate & Institutional Banking and MI space globally. Furthermore, Axel has led the build out of Oliver Wyman's Transaction Banking business and is taking care of coordinating our work in Securities Services.
axel.miller@oliverwyman.com
AI’S IMPACT

The Impact Of AI On Cities: Poll Results

People Are Split Over If AI Will Make Cities Better Or Worse
Kaijia Gu, Timocin (Timo) Pervane
Kaijia Gu
Partner, Oliver Wyman
As a leader of the City Readiness team, Kaijia Gu collaborates with business leaders, academics, and policymakers to identify ways that cities can transform potential waves of disorder into new opportunities for innovation, in part by tapping into the potential of their diverse networks of people and organizations. She has lived in major cities around the world most of her life including Beijing, Xi’an, Ithaca, Boston, New York, and London, where she currently lives with her family.
Kaijia.Gu@oliverwyman.com
Timocin (Timo) Pervane
Partner, Oliver Wyman
As leader of the Oliver Wyman Forum’s City Readiness initiative, Timocin Pervane leads a team focused on enabling cities to prosper in an age of unprecedented urbanization and technological innovation. He currently resides with his family in his hometown of Boston but has also enjoyed being an urban citizen in cities as varied as London, Munich, Brussels, Istanbul, Beijing, and Washington D.C.
Timocin.Pervane@oliverwyman.com
Building the Future

APAC Gearing Up For Smart City Deployments

"At the end of the day, a city won’t thrive if the fundamentals driving its economic growth falter."
Kaijia Gu
Kaijia Gu
Partner, Oliver Wyman
As a leader of the City Readiness team, Kaijia Gu collaborates with business leaders, academics, and policymakers to identify ways that cities can transform potential waves of disorder into new opportunities for innovation, in part by tapping into the potential of their diverse networks of people and organizations. She has lived in major cities around the world most of her life including Beijing, Xi’an, Ithaca, Boston, New York, and London, where she currently lives with her family.
Kaijia.Gu@oliverwyman.com
CITIES TO WATCH

The US’ Fastest Growing Technology Metropolises

Explore which cities' technology workforces have grown the fastest.
Timocin (Timo) Pervane, Bryony Henry
Timocin (Timo) Pervane
Partner, Oliver Wyman
As leader of the Oliver Wyman Forum’s City Readiness initiative, Timocin Pervane leads a team focused on enabling cities to prosper in an age of unprecedented urbanization and technological innovation. He currently resides with his family in his hometown of Boston but has also enjoyed being an urban citizen in cities as varied as London, Munich, Brussels, Istanbul, Beijing, and Washington D.C.
Timocin.Pervane@oliverwyman.com
Bryony Henry
Associate, Oliver Wyman
As a member of the Oliver Wyman Forum’s City Readiness initiative, Bryony Henry focuses on analyzing data and trends that will shape cities’ futures. Bryony has worked and lived in a number of cities around the world, most recently returning to London after working in San Francisco last year.
Bryony.Henry@oliverwyman.com
DIGITAL DISRUPTION

City Readiness Confidence: Poll Results

People Are Unsure If Their Cities Are Ready for Disruptive New Technologies Like AI
Kaijia Gu, Timocin (Timo) Pervane
Kaijia Gu
Partner, Oliver Wyman
As a leader of the City Readiness team, Kaijia Gu collaborates with business leaders, academics, and policymakers to identify ways that cities can transform potential waves of disorder into new opportunities for innovation, in part by tapping into the potential of their diverse networks of people and organizations. She has lived in major cities around the world most of her life including Beijing, Xi’an, Ithaca, Boston, New York, and London, where she currently lives with her family.
Kaijia.Gu@oliverwyman.com
Timocin (Timo) Pervane
Partner, Oliver Wyman
As leader of the Oliver Wyman Forum’s City Readiness initiative, Timocin Pervane leads a team focused on enabling cities to prosper in an age of unprecedented urbanization and technological innovation. He currently resides with his family in his hometown of Boston but has also enjoyed being an urban citizen in cities as varied as London, Munich, Brussels, Istanbul, Beijing, and Washington D.C.
Timocin.Pervane@oliverwyman.com
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Helping to ensure a productive and equitable transition to new mobility technologies
A Mobile Revolution

Exploring How The New Mobility Is Recasting Society

Over the next decade, we are likely to see as much change in the way we move people and things as we experienced in the past 100 years.
Francois Austin, Moe Kelley, Guillaume Thibault, Laetitia Plisson
Francois Austin
Partner and Global Head of Oliver Wyman’s Energy Practice, Oliver Wyman
Francois Austin regularly advises companies and countries on energy and mobility issues related to strategy, post-merger integration, leadership development, and risk management. To Francois, tackling the mobility and energy-transition challenges may hold the answers to many of the world’s toughest problems. Francois has contributed to various management books, including The Discipline of Market Leaders and Surfing on the Edge of Chaos, and co-authored Strategic Thinking in Tactical Times. He is based in Oliver Wyman’s London office.
Francois.Austin@oliverwyman.com
Moe Kelley
Partner, Oliver Wyman
Since the start of his career in consulting, Moe Kelley has helped clients harness the potential of rapidly evolving technologies and advised on the speed of their adoption. Today, Moe — with more than 18 years as a consultant — works out of Oliver Wyman’s Boston office on fifth-generation wireless (5G) matters, the Internet of Things, cloud capabilities, and wireless data pricing, among other issues. He holds an MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia.
Moe.Kelley@oliverwyman.com
Guillaume Thibault
Partner, Oliver Wyman
Guillaume Thibault is an advisor to major aerospace, rail, and public transportation players and works on mobility strategy and solutions for smart-city projects worldwide. A consultant with Oliver Wyman for 15 years, Guillaume has contributed fundamental research on how autonomy and the deployment of other disruptive digital business models in mobility are likely to impact industry and society. He has written extensively about European industrial policy, digitalization, and globalization and holds degrees from ESSEC Business School and Sciences-Po Paris.
Guillaume.Thibault@oliverwyman.com
Laetitia Plisson
Principal, Oliver Wyman
Laetitia Plisson has worked for 14 years as a consultant, advising companies in telecommunications, technology, rail, automotive, airlines, the public sector, and airports, as well as logistics. Among her many assignments, she worked on a project to define an economic development and public transport strategy for the megacity of Paris. Laetitia received her business degree from Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) Paris. She is based in Oliver Wyman’s Paris office.
Laetitia.Plisson@oliverwyman.com
Mobility Index

Urban Growth Inextricably Tied To Future Mobility Innovation

Oliver Wyman Forum is developing the Future Mobility Competitiveness Index (FMCI).
Matthieu De Clercq, Guillaume Thibault
Matthieu De Clercq
Partner, Oliver Wyman
Matthieu De Clercq has been in consulting for 15 years, with the last eight spent in the Middle East. He helps educational institutions and government departments with their economic and social development strategies, and he’s particularly passionate about helping and preparing young people to participate in the workforce through volunteering, internships, summer camps, and vocational training. Matthieu holds a master’s degree in architecture and civil engineering from UCL in Belgium and an MBA with a focus on sustainable development from ESADE Barcelona. Matthieu is based in Oliver Wyman’s Dubai office.
Matthieu.De.Clercq@oliverwyman.com
Guillaume Thibault
Partner, Oliver Wyman
Guillaume Thibault is an advisor to major aerospace, rail, and public transportation players and works on mobility strategy and solutions for smart-city projects worldwide. A consultant with Oliver Wyman for 15 years, Guillaume has contributed fundamental research on how autonomy and the deployment of other disruptive digital business models in mobility are likely to impact industry and society. He has written extensively about European industrial policy, digitalization, and globalization and holds degrees from ESSEC Business School and Sciences-Po Paris.
Guillaume.Thibault@oliverwyman.com
Davos 2019

Oliver Wyman Forum Debuts FMCI At WEF2019

The Future Mobility Competitiveness Index is a predictive metric of a city’s ability to compete and distinguish itself using the new technologies in a seamless, integrated network.
Guillaume Thibault
Guillaume Thibault
Partner, Oliver Wyman
Guillaume Thibault is an advisor to major aerospace, rail, and public transportation players and works on mobility strategy and solutions for smart-city projects worldwide. A consultant with Oliver Wyman for 15 years, Guillaume has contributed fundamental research on how autonomy and the deployment of other disruptive digital business models in mobility are likely to impact industry and society. He has written extensively about European industrial policy, digitalization, and globalization and holds degrees from ESSEC Business School and Sciences-Po Paris.
Guillaume.Thibault@oliverwyman.com
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