Claudette Forbes

Professional background: Regeneration, strategic development, partnership development, organisatonal development Speaking experience: Chair/Moderator Speaker topics: Regeneration, development, urban economics Claudette has some 25 years’ experience working at senior level within local and regional government in London and the South East. As Director for Regeneration at the London Development Agency, she spearheaded … Read more

Virginia Blackman

Professional background: Planning, Regeneration, Surveying Speaking experience: Chair/Moderator, Panellist, Main Presenter Speaker topics: Site Assembly, Compulsory Purchase, cross-sector partnerships, resident and business/community offer over and above statutory basis, how public bodies can use statutory powers to control/deliver development and regeneration. Virginia’s collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to each client engagement is rooted … Read more

Henry Smith

Professional background: Planning Speaking experience: Chair/moderator Speaking topics: Housing, planning policy, planning and delivering large scale new communities, green infrastructure bio (approx 150 words) Contact Henry

Samer Bagaeen

Professional background: Diversity, Regeneration, Surveying Speaking experience: Keynote Speaker, Panellist Speaker topics: Skills for sustainable urban development, Community planning & regeneration, Urban resilience, Sustainable mobility & smart city solutions, Regional planning Professor Samer Bagaeen is a Technical Director in Town Planning & Stakeholder Capability at Arcadis. He is also Professor … Read more