Meet the Future of London team

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.

Elaine Cleland-Awity
Emerging Talent Programme Manager

Neven Devies
Housing Programmes Manager

Carlton Fontaine-Nowell 
Leadership Programme Coordinator

Eddie Gibb
Head of Communications and Engagement

Hannah Gibbs
Deputy Chief Executive

Picture of Kelsey Hoare wearing glasses against a brick wallKelsey Hoare
Network & Events Coordinator

Nicola Mathers
Chief Executive

Anna Odedun
Head of Knowledge

Rachael Okoye
Team Coordinator

Stephen Passmore
Head of Knowledge

kamil sheikh, Business Manager, Future of London team

Kamil Sheikh
Business Manager

Hailey Sockalingam
Research and Events Officer

Visakha Sri Chandrasekera
Housing Programmes Director

Lisa Taylor, Executive Director, Future of London teamLisa Taylor
Executive Director

Olivia de Vanssay
Leaders Programme Manager

Sarah Yates
Research and Events 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

Miles Cherry headshot

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

Ria Bailes, headshot, associate

Ria Bailes
Bailes Partners Consulting

Emerging Talent Programme

Alex Peters

Leaders programmes