LGC Future Places speakers
West Midlands Combined Authority , Design Lead
Louise champions design, inclusion and skills building in the construction sector. She’s an Ambassador for Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, supporting the exchange of design and development innovation between academia and industry. A Chartered Surveyor and Landscape Architect, Louise’s experienced at working with the public and private sector to deliver award winning projects that promote excellence in the built environment.
Louise’s a member of the National Infrastructure Commission Design Group and Design Advisor to the West Midlands Combined Authority’s and Mayor Andy Street. She’s in the Senior Leadership Team at Homes England and has represented the Department for International Trade in South America and Europe.
As a Planning Committee Member for London Legacy Development Corporation and a former Executive Director of Ebbsfleet Development Corporation, Louise’s skilled at building teams that deliver projects of national significance. She set up the Garden Towns & Villages programme across Government in 2016 and has overseen delivery of the Oxford Cambridge Arc since 2017.