Albert Island: Revitalising industry

Albert island: revitalising industry

Guest post by Mandar Puranik, Area Renewal and Regeneration Programme Manager at LB Sutton and FoL Alumni Rep on how East London’s Albert Island could be a model for revitalising industry in urban brownfield sites across the UK.

Mentee blog: Blossom Young

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Poplar HARCA’s Head of Operations Blossom Young is the next in our mentor/mentee blog series sharing stories from FoL’s leaders programme mentoring and its impact on alumni.

Culture and community-led recovery

culture and community-led recovery

Alumni Rep and LB Lambeth’s Head of High Streets Laura Davy writes about the importance of supporting local community-led culture and its role in our recovery from Covid in this guest blog post.

Mentor blog: Jackie Fearon

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Next in our mentors/mentees blog series sharing stories from FoL’s leaders programme mentoring is Director of Customer Operations at Gateway Housing Jackie Fearon.

Mentee blog: Sarah Birt

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Next in our mentors/mentees blog series sharing stories from FoL’s leaders programme mentoring is Senior Development Manager for Strategic Projects and Property at the Greater London Authority and Alumni Rep Sarah Birt.

Achieving zero carbon homes

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Guest blog post from Sarah Birt on how cities will deliver on their climate emergency declarations through achieving zero carbon developments. New housing developments, in particular, are under pressure to balance ‘net zero’ with affordability and project viability, which is easier said than done.

Mentor blog: Mark Baigent

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In build up to the #Alumni500 celebration and Mentor Awards on 21 October, FoL is inviting Leaders course mentors and mentees to write about their mentoring experience and share what they’ve gained with the network. Writing this month is prolific FoL mentor Mark Baigent.

Recognising the contribution of our mentors

recognising the contribution of our mentors

To celebrate mentors’ valuable contribution to our courses ahead of FoL’s Mentor Awards on 21 October, were inviting mentors and mentees to share what they got out of the experience. To kick off, here is FoL’s Oli Pinch on his mentoring experience.