Barney is a Smart Society Leader with particular experience in Sustainable Development, Innovation and Technology.

Recently, Barney has been leading 2 major initiatives:
• Programme Director at Bristol City Council to implement an ambitious integrated, multi-partner City Operations Centre;
• Interim CEO of Bristol Is Open – a Joint Venture Company between Bristol City Council and University of Bristol delivering a world leading smart city R&D testbed.
In his spare time, Barney sails, explores the countryside and volunteers in the community – for instance as a Chair of a local Outstanding Special Educational Needs school.
Barney studied at Cambridge University (MA) and Imperial College (MSc), and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.