New London Architecture

Benjamin O'Connor

Director

Benjamin O'Connor

Benjamin is a Director of NLA in charge of Galleries, Programme and Events. Benjamin started as Director of NLA at The City Centre in September 2015 developing several new streams of activity including a Learning programme, Exhibitions and Public Events. Shortly after the Lord Mayor opened The City Centre to the public in 2016, Benjamin took on the role as Director of the One City project, a digital platform promoting the best the City has to offer to City workers.

Previously Benjamin was Head of Operations at the Garden Museum which is where he developed his interest and expertise in green infrastructure and public space. Prior to his role at the Garden Museum, Benjamin worked across the museums and heritage sector, including White Cube and Dulwich Picture Gallery. He trained in Fine Art to MA level at Central Saint Martin’s School of Art and Design, has curated a number of exhibitions, been a Features Editor and sits on a number of committees for Cultural Development, Sustainability and Diversity in London.

Email: benjamin.oconnor@nla.london

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City of London 2025 Vision

City of London

17 May 2021

City of London 2025 Vision

How is the City of London preparing to emerge from the pandemic? With the disruption brought by the COVID-19 crisis, what does it mean for people working patterns? Who, how and when will people visit...

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Next Gen Virtual Meet Ups

NextGen

30 April 2021

Next Gen Virtual Meet Ups

Watch our virtual networking session, designed to create opportunities for NLA’s younger members to come together, connect and discuss the future of London as we move through the pandemic.

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City Nights: the future of lighting in the City of London

City of London

28 April 2021

City Nights: the future of lighting in the City of London

Building upon the City’s ground-breaking lighting strategy published in 2018, this webinar will examine how new ground-breaking planning guidance will improve ‘look and feel’ and better control obtrus...

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