Chief Housing and Urban Regeneration Adviser
Richard Blakeway is Chief Adviser to Policy Exchange’s Housing and Urban Regeneration Unit. He was Deputy Mayor for Housing, Land and Property at the Greater London Authority for eight years and chair of the Homes for London board. During this time, Richard oversaw the Mayor of London’s housing strategy, funding and land programmes. This included the delivery of 100,000 affordable homes and leading one of the largest public land regeneration initiatives including redevelopment of London’s Royal Docks, Greenwich Peninsula and Barking Riverside. He is a former special adviser in the Prime Minister’s policy unit, a former trustee of the Chartered Institute of Housing and is a non-executive director of Homes England. He advises a number of organisations on housing and regeneration.
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