Public policy leader and advisor to local authorities, specialising in housing sustainability policy and regulation in government departments and agencies, championing quality and sustainability with a focus on resident, community and pupil leadership.
Sought-after committee chair, community leader and campaigner underpinned by a suite of skills incorporating high level communications, strategic thinking, leadership and advocacy.
Major pieces of work include: advising schools ministers on Building Schools for the Future at the Department for Education; leading design and sustainability strategy and research for the Homes and Communities Agency, a career as practising architect and lecturer in architecture, and a term as Local Councillor.
Francis is an urban design consultant with over 12 years experience in architecture, urban design and regeneration. He works with public and private clients to improve design quality and create more successful and sustainable places.
Francis has worked across disciplinary silos, including architecture, design, planning and research. He delivers innovative insights and solutions that focus on people, viability and sustainability.
Key pieces of work include the London Cancer Hub Development Framework, the Park Royal Atlas for the Greater London Authority and diverse buildings for David Chipperfield Architects and reputable Swiss architecture offices.