planning tomorrow


city2050 provides expertise in urban governance, strategy and policy that is innovative, future-focused and outcome orientated. 


It is valuable to cities, communities and corporations who understand that the future looks nothing like the past and aspire to be more prepared, connected and empowered.

city2050 works with elected members, executives, planners, community leaders and change makers to create preferred futures.

Services include training, speaking and consulting provided by Stephen Yarwood.


We can help you.

Stephen Yarwood

Urban Futurist

Stephen is the former Lord Mayor of Adelaide, Australia and a well-known and respected contemporary Urban Planner who consults internationally on urban futures, innovation, and change in cities.


His expertise lies in urban governance, city strategy and policy, smart cities and urban transformation.


He has broad and practical knowledge of the driving forces, trends, issues, and opportunities associated with technology and its relationship to best practice urbanism, governance, infrastructure and community development.



Stephen has worked, researched and attended events throughout Australia and in New Zealand, Taiwan, Europe, the Middle East, China, India and the USA. His linked in profile has a detailed career summary and a list of endorsed skills and recommendations.


Download his bio here.


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