Leaders shone through 2021 chaos

The 2021 roller-coaster has tested everyone, including those leading teams who are anxious, overloaded and punch-drunk. FoL salutes everyone doing their best to sustain colleagues – and themselves! – and we wanted to recognise the people who’ve come through our Leaders programmes this year.

Lovell celebrates future leaders

Lovell is FoL’s longest-running sponsor, backing Future London Leaders since 2012 and sponsoring our first Mentor Awards. The developer’s focus on nurturing young people and on diversity starts at home…

Mentee blog: Ryan Stevenson

Ryan Stevenson – Development Project Manager, Richmond and Wandsworth Councils – is the next in our mentor/mentee blog series sharing stories from FoL’s leaders programme mentoring and its impact on alumni.

Mentee blog: Philippa Bancroft

Philippa Bancroft – Senior Manager, Public Land at the Greater London Authority – is the next in our mentor/mentee blog series sharing stories from FoL’s leaders programme mentoring and its impact on alumni.

Leaders Plus 8: Proposals for London

On Wednesday 30 June, cross-sector Leaders Plus candidates presented their Proposals for London in webinar on the theme of recovery. Virtual audiences of sponsors, mentors, nominators, course contributors and alumni tuned in to take part in Q&A and cast their votes on their favourite presentations.

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

mentee blog: blossom young conference image

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.