Chris Yiu- General Manager for Scotland and the North East at Uber

Chris YiuChris Yiu is General Manager for Scotland and the North East at Uber. With the Uber app on their smartphone, people can request a convenient and affordable ride from a fully licensed private hire driver at the tap of a button. A city with Uber has more economic opportunities for its residents, fewer drunk drivers on the streets, and better access to transportation for everyone who lives there.

Chris was previously director of digital participation at SCVO, director of digital government at Policy Exchange, and has also held roles at McKinsey & CompanyHM Treasury and the Cabinet Office.

You can follow Chris on Twitter @clry2.