In our London Leaders webinar series we sit down with the London borough mayors to discuss their priorities and ideas for the areas whilst also giving attendees the option to ask the important questions at the end. Watch the webinars below to find out more about England’s capital and it’s leaders.
Development in Hackney – with Mayor Philip Glanville
Philip became Mayor in May 2016 following Jules Pipe becoming Deputy London Mayor for Planning after 14 years in charge of the borough. Prior to this, Mayor Glanville had been a Hackney Councillor for ten years. In this webinar, he shares his vision for the borough and how developers can work with the council to achieve his objectives.
Development in Lambeth – with Cllr Jack Hopkins
Cllr Hopkins has been a Councillor in Lambeth since 2010 and has held various cabinet roles before becoming Leader in 2019, following his predecessor Lib Peck’s move to head up Sadiq Khan’s new Violence Reduction Unit. Cllr Hopkins set out his priorities for development in Lambeth and answered some of your questions. A highly engaging speaker, it was fascinating to hear about his vision for a borough that he has served for over a decade.
Development in Newham – with Mayor Rokhsana Fiaz
In May 2018, Rokhsana Fiaz OBE was elected as Mayor of Newham, making her the first directly elected female mayor for any London borough. Prior to this, she became a councillor for Custom House Ward, and CEO of an international UNESCO supported charity promoting interfaith and global citizenship across the world. Whilst there, leading a project, in collaboration with the Commonwealth Secretariat, to support youth leadership globally.
Mayor Fiaz has led large-scale projects for local authorities, the European Commission and the Council of Europe, then in 2009 was honoured with the Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to Black and Minority Communities within the UK.