Alok Patel

Global Advisor
Future of Cities

Alok is a Future of Cities Thought Leader and an aspiring adviser to the world political leaders. He is a holistic executive with 19 years’ experience across numerous industries from Engineering through to Investment Banking. Developing and leading initiatives, programs and projects across government and organisations across large capital assets. He does this through redefining and retooling organisations around the world with pragmatic vision.

Alok founded Acaché, a management consultancy, driven to provide holistic consulting to global organisations. Recent projects have included working in the Transport sector – moving the industry towards autonomous trains and vehicles. Supporting the architectural considerations that include harnessing cloud computing and big data to improve the way large transport assests are maintained and utilized to meet evolving market demands.

More recently, Alok leads Azcende as its CEO, a multinational Venture Capital fund (USD$250mil when fully subscribed), investing in Urban Innovation for the Future of Cities. The Future of Cities investments will drive positive social impact whilst delivering growth from a market predicted to be worth USD$1.2 Trillion by 2019.