Speakers

Clare Short

Cities Alliance

Chair of the Management Board

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Clare Short was Secretary of State for International Development in the Cabinet of Prime Minister Tony Blair from 1997 to 2003 and served as a member of the UK Parliament from 1983 to 2010. Since 2006, Short is a member of the Cities Alliance Policy Advisory Board and subsequently chaired the Policy Advisory Forum, a platform for public discussion, debate and knowledge sharing on urban poverty and the role of cities.