Board & Steering Group

Future of London’s Steering Group includes top urban practitioners from across the capital. The group helps guide programming and strategy, and is made up of representatives from our public-sector and SME membership, core sponsors and alumni. The Board of Directors is drawn from our membership, includes up to four alumni spaces, and meets regularly to oversee the organisation as a whole. See below for our current Board and Steering Group.

Board of Directors

Lyn Garner (Chair)
Chief Executive, London Legacy Development Corp.
Robert Evans
Partner, Argent LLP
Claudette Forbes
Director, CAF Consulting - LB Lewisham
Pat Hayes
Managing Director, Be First (LB Barking & Dagenham)
Nazeya Hussain
Director of Growth, RB Kingston
John Lumley
Strategic Director - Assets & Regeneration, L&Q
David Lunts (Chair, 2011-2016)
Executive Director, Housing & Land, Interim Chief Executive, OPDC, Greater London Authority
Clare Reddy
Partner & Head of Construction, Lewis Silkin LLP
Jonathan Spearing (Treasurer)
Director of Finance, Poplar HARCA (Alumnus, LP2)
Lucinda Turner
Director of Spatial Planning, Transport for London
Nnenna Urum-Eke
Head of Development, LB Enfield (Alumni Director 2019-22 / FLL1 & LP1)
Lucy Webb
Head of Regeneration, LB Croydon (Alumni Director 2018-21 / LP4)

Steering Group members

John Baldwin
Interim Chief Executive, Metropolitan Thames Valley

Paul Beckett
Policy & Performance Director, City of London Corporation

Andrew Beharrell
Senior Partner, Pollard Thomas Edwards

Simon Bevan
Director of Planning, LB Southwark

Sarah Birt (Alumni Rep 2019-21)
Senior Development Manager – Strategic Projects & Property, Greater London Authority

Barbara Brownlee
Executive Director – Growth, Planning & Housing, City of Westminster

Scott Bryant (Alumni Rep 2018-20)
Senior Policy Officer, Greater London Authority

Jamie Carswell
Director – Housing & Safer Communities, RB Greenwich

Sarah Cary
Executive Director – Place, LB Enfield

Heather Cheesbrough
Director of Planning & Strategic Transport, LB Croydon

Tony Clements
Executive Director – Regeneration & Housing, LB Ealing

Christine Cook
Head of Spatial and Transport Planning,  LB Wandsworth

Laura Davy (Alumni Rep 2019-21)
Area Regeneration Manager – Vauxhall, Stockwell & Norwood, LB lambeth

Andy Donald
Chief Executive, LB Redbridge

Elaine Elkington
Director of Regeneration and Planning, LB Newham

Charissa Fiander
Head of Change & Innovation – Strategic Estates, UK Parliament

Andy Gattrell
Development Director – London, Swan

James Goddard
Director, LB Hackney

Jenna Goldberg
Director, London Communications Agency

Nick Gregory
Special Projects Director, Lovell

Dan Hawthorn
Director of Housing & Growth, LB Haringey

Richard Hill
Chief Executive, One Housing

Neal Hunt
Director of Development, Poplar HARCA

Richard James
Chief Executive, YMCA St. Paul’s Group

Neil Jervis
Partner, Red Loft

David Joyce
Interim Executive Director for Supporting Communities, LB Camden

Chris Keys (Alumni Rep 2018-20)
Programme Manager, L&Q

Kate Krokou
Director of Partnerships and Regeneration, Hyde Group

Beverley Kuchar
Interim Chief Planning Officer, LB Harrow

Alice Lester
Operational Director Regeneration, Growth and Employment, LB Brent

John Lewis
Executive Director – Thamesmead, Peabody

Jonathan Martin
Director – Investment & Delivery, LB Waltham Forest

Peter Matthew
Director of Housing, LB Hounslow

Stephen McDonald
Director of Place, LB Barnet

Sherine McFarlane
Head of Social & Economic Regeneration, Notting Hill Genesis

James McGinlay
Assistant Director – Sustainable Communities, LB Merton

Freddie Murray
Acting Assistant Director – Regeneration & Place, LB Lewisham

Paul Moore
Acting Chief Executive,  LB Bexley

Mary Morrissey
Strategic Director of Environment, Housing and Regeneration, LB Sutton

Chris Paddock
Director, Hatch Regeneris

Emma Peters
Interim Director of Regeneration & Planning, LB Lambeth

Maggie Rafalowicz
Director, Campbell Tickell

Joe Richardson
Regional Head of Development (South), Home Group

Joanna Rowelle
Director – Integrated City Planning, Arup

Matt Rumble
Head of Area Regeneration, LB Hammersmith & Fulham

Neil Sams
Development Director, Lifestory

Hilary Satchwell
Director, Tibbalds Planning & Urban Design

Lynne Shea
Director of Finance & Resources, Gateway Housing Association

Steve Skuse
Managing Director New Homes, Catalyst

Alan Strickland
Director, External Affairs & Partnerships, Optivo

Karen Swift
Divisional Director – Housing & Regeneration, LB Tower Hamlets

Elaine Taylor
Land Acquisitions & Planning Director, L&Q

Keith Townsend
Corporate Director – Environment & Regeneration, LB Islington

Chris Twigg
Director, Inner Circle Consulting

Stuart Veysey
Head of Central Housing Services, Eastend Homes

Josephine Vos
Acting Policy Manager – London Plan & Policy Obligations, TfL

Jonathan Wade
Head of Spatial Planning, RB Kensington & Chelsea

Nick Watson
New Business & Bid Director, Places for People