Clive Dutton, the man behind the Birmingham redevelopment and the Olympic legacy project has died aged 62.
Dutton was also part of the regeneration of Belfast, having produced the ‘Dutton Report’ after the signing of the Good Friday agreement.
He was a well-known member of the business community in Birmingham and served as director of regeneration and planning for Birmingham City Council before moving on to the Olympic regeneration project in 2012.
He received an OBE for services to urban regeneration in 1998.
Brian Kilkelly, CEO of World Cities Network has said of Dutton: “Clive was a passionate supporter and often challenged me to make sure our work is not only high quality but also fun! He had a fantastic vibrancy and zest for life.”