Clive is an internationally recognised urban regeneration expert.

He was involved in the Olympic regeneration legacy in East London, working for the London Borough of Newham where he was Executive Director of Regeneration and Inward Investment. Projects included "the creation of a city within a capital city" in Stratford, the redevelopment of Canning Town,the regeneration of the Royal Docks and the innovative Meanwhile London Project.

Clive was previously Director of Regeneration and Planning for Birmingham City Council, where he was awarded the Midlands Property Personality of the Year in 2009.Projects included the Big City Plan, New Street Station redevelopment, The Cube, the Library of Birmingham, Longbridge redevelopment, Eastside and City Park.

Prior to that he held senior positions at numerous metropolitan authorities, an Urban Development Corporation and a City Challenge Partnership. He produced the Dutton Report on how to regenerate West Belfast, following the Good Friday Agreement.

He worked for UK Government on the Urban White Paper, assisted the UK Urban Task Force and was a member of the Oldham Independent Review.

Clive was also Director of Regeneration for a major UK
private developer.

He has presented at myriad international events and has
been published widely.

He was awarded an OBE for services to urban regeneration in 1998.