Alumni Network

On joining one of our Leaders programmes, candidates are automatically part of the Future of London Alumni Network.

The network reached 400 talented professionals in 2018, and is a platform for learning, socialising, connecting and career progression. Our alumni are delivering the housing, town centre, regeneration and infrastructure projects that make the capital more liveable, and they’re rising fast – four promotions in one recent round alone! We’re delighted to contribute to the development of these high-calibre professionals, and to have so many continue to actively engage with Future of London.

Alumni Network events

These bespoke events can explore more edgy territory than mainstream FoL events due to the closed forum. They’re designed and coordinated by alumni reps with support from Lovell and Ing media. Events are open to alumni (no matter where they work now) and their guests.

Upcoming events

17 January, 9-5:30 pm
Conflict Management training
Email Charli to register

27 February, 6:30-8:30 pm – kindly hosted by Overbury plc
Cultural Placemaking
Register here

May 2019
Professional Media training
Registation opens soon

11 July, 6:30-8:30 pm – kindly hosted by Pollard Thomas Edwards
Alumni/Mentor Summer Drinks
Registration opens soon

Past events

4 December, 6:15-8:30 pm
Fizz ‘n’ Chips

22 November, 8:30-10:30 am
Alternative Housing Delivery Models

1 November, 6:00-8:00 pm
London’s Future Leaders networking event

4 September 2018, 6:30-8:30 pm
Network Event: London’s Dirty Air

2 July 2018, 6-8 pm
Alumni-Mentor Summer Drinks

24 April 2018, 6-8 pm
Network Event: Local Election Preview

Alumni representatives

Alumni are represented on FoL’s Steering Group. As of 2017, we have two pairs of two-year reps who overlap, to share the load and help build knowledge. These volunteers organise events, coordinate e-bulletins with news and vacancies, curate the LinkedIn group and serve as a voice for alumni and candidates. They have guaranteed spaces at Steering Group dinners and regular contact with FoL’s team, to forward ideas and concerns. This is a great experience, confidence- and CV-builder; to learn more, contact your reps. Current reps are:


Scott Bryant

2018-20:
Scott Bryant

Senior Policy Officer, Greater London Authority


Chris Keys

2018-20:
Chris Keys

Development Manager, L&Q


2017-19:
Michael Westbrook

Housing Strategy & Commissioning Manager, LB Haringey


2017-19:
Blossom Young

Head of Operations, Poplar HARCA

scott.bryant@london.gov.uk
Future London Leaders 18

ckeys@lqgroup.org.uk
Future London Leaders 6

michael.westbrook@haringey.gov.uk
Future London Leaders 14

blossom.young@poplarharca.co.uk
Future London Leaders 14
Leaders Plus 6

Stay involved

Join the Leaders Alumni LinkedIn Group
Follow @FoL_Alumni on Twitter
Subscribe to the Alumni Bulletin (email oli@futureoflondon.org.uk to join)

Other opportunities to stay involved include:

  • Acting as one of four Alumni representatives on FoL’s Steering Group (two-year term, Nov start)
  • Serving as one of two Alumni directors on Future of London’s board (three-year term – next up in 2019)
  • Co-designing, speaking at or attending quarterly Alumni Network events
  • Getting involved in the wider FoL programme, to gain exposure, learn and share ideas
  • Posting vacancies to your peers – or finding jobs – via Alumni Network e-bulletins.

For more info, to get involved or to update your profile with promotions, moves or other news, contact oli@futureoflondon.org.uk.

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