Dave Anderson

Company founder - Radicalba

Dave Anderson

Biography

Dave Anderson is an experienced, independent management consultant with expertise in economic development, skills development, labour market policy, infrastructure finance and urban regeneration from a career spent in non-governmental development agencies, and central and local government.

In 2008 he became Director of City Development with the City of Edinburgh Council and was responsible for Edinburgh’s Planning, Transport Policy, Asset Management and Economic Development functions. He also held the Council lead role for public safety and was Gold Commander for events as diverse as the State visit to Edinburgh of Pope Benedict XVI and Edinburgh’s Hogmanay street party. He developed the Council’s economic resilience plans in response to the recession and developed the first tax increment finance business case to be approved in the UK as well as helping to attract key investments to the city from organisations including Amazon, Virgin Money and the Green Investment Bank. He helped set up the City’s first dedicated destination marketing agency - Marketing Edinburgh. He represented the City of Edinburgh as a speaker in a variety of major conferences and investment events across the UK, Europe and the Middle East. 

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