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.

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.

Spotlight: Our Heroes – a poem

Matt Kelly is a GM Leaders Plus Round 2 candidate. His poem reflects on the last year, paying tribute to our wonderful NHS staff and shows that talents of our Leaders candidates go way beyond the built environment!

#Alumni500 celebration

Save the date! FoL hosts the #Alumni500 celebration and first mentor awards on 21 Oct at Royal Festival Hall. Reconnect with the network, celebrate by the Thames and find out how this influential group is shaping places across the UK.