Jamie Cudden

Smart Cities Program Director

Dublin City Council


Jamie leads the development and implementation of Dublin City Council’s Smart City strategy. Reports directly to the Chief Executive to ensure that the council takes advantage of the opportunity of technology innovation (Internet of Things, Big/Open Data) to drive better quality services and address priority city challenges in areas such as mobility/transport, environment and energy efficiency. He manages key relationships across industry, academia and government to promote and build out smart city solutions and demonstrators.  He is currently leading on the rollout of a ‘Smart Dublin’ city region collaboration model www.smartdublin.ie

He has extensive experience working across industry, local and central government to deliver projects that enhance Dublin’s economic competitiveness. Currently holds the position of Company Secretary with ECO-UNESCO, an leading Irish environmental education charity that works with young people across Ireland. Jamie qualifications include a science degree from Trinity College Dublin and a Masters in Geographic Information Science (GIS) from University College London. He previously worked in policy and technical advisory roles with Kensington and Chelsea Borough in London, Government office for London, the Home Office, Met Police and the Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science in the UK.