Richard BROWN

Strategy Director

Olympic Park Legacy Company (OPLC)

Richard Brown is currently Strategy Director of the Olympic Park Legacy Company (OPLC).

He has previously run his own consultancy practice and worked for the Mayor of London: setting up the Mayor’s office, working as private secretary to London Mayor Ken Livingstone and setting up the Mayor’s Architecture and Urbanism Unit, as well as leading the Greater London Authority’s work on the London 2012 bid.

He graduated from London University and Oxford University. His research work covers urban regeneration, governance and planning, with a focus on developing partnerships and strategies for complex urban change programmes.

La Fabrique de la Cité

La Fabrique de la Cité is a think tank dedicated to urban foresight, created by the VINCI group, its sponsor, in 2010. La Fabrique de la Cité acts as a forum where urban stakeholders, whether French or international, collaborate to bring forth new ways of building and rebuilding cities.