NLA Committees will focus on helping to drive change for London and the industry, push forward core NLA flagship programmes, and establish valuable networks. As the New London Agenda takes shape, the Committees will increasingly be able to act on its aims and ambitions.
Cities Forum: Chaired by Jo Negrini, Arup
The Cities Forum supports NLA’s role in knowledge-sharing and dialogue between London and cities in the UK and internationally, bringing together key individuals involved in city leadership around the world to create a network for global cities. The Forum discusses key issues facing cities globally, share best practice and support the development of policy and communications around the cities agenda.
Opportunity London Steering Group: Chaired by Jenna Goldberg, LCA
The new Opportunity London
Steering Group supports the Opportunity London initiative promoting sustainable investment into real estate, regeneration and green infrastructure across London’s boroughs and communities. Opportunity London
is led by the Mayor of London, London Councils and The City of London Corporation and delivered by NLA with London Communications Agency and London & Partners.
Diverse Leaders Committee: Chaired by Dipa Joshi, Fletcher Priest
The Diverse Leaders Steering Group supports our work in expanding and amplifying the diversity of voices within city leadership and the built environment professions. The Steering Group drives our Diverse Leaders initiatives and act as a leading voice for London on tackling diversity across the industry.
NextGen Committee: Chaired by Kat Hanna, Avison Young
The NextGen Committee is an evolution of the NextGen Sounding Board – becoming more actively involved in driving our work to identify and support young talent and championing the professional development of the built environment’s future leaders. The NextGen Committee sits at the top of the NLA’s NextGen network.
London Festival of Architecture (LFA) Committee: Chaired by Martyn Evans, U+I
The Festival Committee advises on and inspires the strategic direction of the London Festival of Architecture (LFA)
, as well as helping to develop its networks and outreach. With members from across the industry and beyond, the committee both continues and expands on our mission to democratise discussions around architecture, making it more accessible for all, as well as ensuring the festival remains a unique platform to test new ideas and uncover and promote new and emerging architects, designers and practitioners.