In episode two of the FoL City Bites podcast, FoL board member and alumna Nnenna Urum-Eke interviews Lendlease’s Managing Director for Development Europe Bek Seeley. Listen to them discussing the development outlook post Covid-19 and the ways developers have adapted their approaches to construction and public consultation.
A new podcast series where alumni interview some of London’s most influential leaders about staying resilient and effective during the Covid crisis. For the first episode, alumni director Lucy Webb interviews David Lunts fellow FoL board member, Executive Director at the GLA Housing & Land and interim CEO at OPDC about the public sector during lockdown and how London could change.
Although the UK’s Build to Rent sector has been slow to get going, in Q1 2019 it represented 21% of all residential starts and was scaling at a rate comparable to the student housing boom of the noughties. FoL convened a roundtable to discuss the current landscape and future of Build to Rent. Could it ever become the tenure of choice for Londoners?
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.
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
There has never been a more challenging and exciting time to live and work in London. The capital needs leaders who can manage this rapidly shifting landscape now and into the future. On 1 November, Future of London brought together participants from some of the capital’s top leadership programmes and networks … Read more