It’s been five years since Get Living launched London’s first recognised Build to Rent (BTR) scheme: a 1,400-home development in East Village, Stratford. At that time, conversations about rent controls, reputational risk and smaller returns were scaring off investors and limiting growth of the sector. Despite a slow start initially … Read more
Future London Leaders 22 wrapped up on Wednesday 18 September with the group presenting their Proposals for London on the theme of community benefit. A fantastic range of ideas were presented to an audience of colleagues, mentors, sponsors, alumni, course contributors and friends of Future of London. The event was … Read more
Ing Media provided a small group of FoL alumni with an engaging workshop on media and messaging, including practical tips for working with the media, taking some of the group to task through recorded mock interviews on their projects. Ing Media’s tips can help navigate numerous situations such as meetings, job interviews and public presentations, providing vital tools to boost confidence and personal impact.
On 17 June, LB Croydon CEO Jo Negrini presented to a cross-sector group of next-wave city leaders at Future of London’s City Makers’ Forum on the challenges of local leadership. In conversation with event host Chris Paddock, Director at Hatch Regeneris, Jo provided some interesting lessons and top tips.
Leaders Plus Round 6 wrapped up on 25 June 2019 with their Proposals for London, a series of ambitious presentations in which candidates made a personal ‘pitch’ for London. Candidates used their combined knowledge, experience, passion and presentation skills to deliver a persuasive case for change under the theme of … Read more
This is a guest post by Scott Bryant, Senior Policy Officer, GLA Housing & Land and FoL Alumni Rep. Our latest Alumni event focused on how we can balance the competing demands on London’s limited land supply to ensure we deliver successful and sustainable places – not just homes. Housing … Read more
This is a guest post by FoL Alumni Rep Michael Westbrook, Housing Strategy & Commissioning Manager, LB Haringey. Housing is always a popular topic for alumni events, and this was no exception with around 40 people gathered to discuss alternative housing models over coffee and croissants at British Land’s head offices … Read more