Published: 26th Mar 2021

Architect and planner Pooja Agrawal (pictured) is to take over as chief executive of the social enterprise Public Practice. Ms Agrawal brings with her experience from her current role at Homes England, as assistant director of service strategy, and from the Greater London Authority, where she served as a programme manager in the Regeneration Team for over four years. She co-founded Public Practice in 2017 and was instrumental in establishing the organisation’s vision and mission. She is also a keen advocate for spatial equality, and co-hosts diversity platform Sound Advice. She is a Fellow at the Institute of Innovation and Public Purpose and an Associate at the Quality of Life Foundation. She has previously mentored at Stephen Lawrence Trust, taught at Central Saint Martins and was a trustee for Museum of Architecture. She was nominated for the Planner’s Woman of Influence in 2018 and 2019. ‘As one half of the … (To read the full article, subscribe below)