At the core of Future of London’s work is our in-house team, working with members, partners, trusted associates, content contributors and guest speakers. Drawn from a wide variety of disciplines and backgrounds, they all share a passion for equipping urban practitioners with the knowledge, networks and leadership they need to ensure the best future for our cities.

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Hannah Gibbs
Head of Partnerships and

Fran Lord
Head of Communications and Engagement

Hazel Webb, Leaders Programme Manager, Future of London team

Hazel Webb
Programme Manager

kamil sheikh, Business Manager, Future of London team

Kamil Sheikh
Business Manager

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Jane Jones
Head of Leadership

Lisa Taylor, Executive Director, Future of London team

Lisa Taylor
Executive Director

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Michael Nathan
Emerging Talent Programme

Nicola Mathers, Chief Executive, Future of London team

Nicola Mathers
Chief Executive

Safaa Usmani, Team Coordinator, Future of London team

Safaa Usmani
Team Coordinator

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Tara Nelson
Leaders Programme

Anna Odedun
Head of Knowledger

Sophie Nellis
Research and Projects Officer


Visakha Sri Chandrasekera

Visakha Sri Chandrasekera

Council Housing Programmes Manager

Miffa Salter

Miffa Salter

Leaders programmes

Jessica Raby

Leaders programmes

Stephen Hill

Stephen Hill
C20 Future Planners

Future London Leaders ethics module

Parminder Sekhon

Presentation Skills workshops

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Miles Cherry

Presentation Skills workshops

Catherine Max

Catherine Max
Catherine Max Consulting

Housing & Health Inequalities projects; Brent PRS Research project

Jo Wilson

Jo Wilson

PRS Forum; Housing, Placemaking, Climate Change projects

anna faherty

Anna Faherty
Strategic Content

Leaders Plus course review; Skills Academy curriculum development

Alexei Schwab

Alexei Schwab

Greater Manchester Leaders; Workspace, Smarter Cities, Crossrail projects

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Ria Bailes
Bailes Partners Consulting

Emerging Talent Programme