Head of Housing and Urban Regeneration
Susan Emmett is a researcher with 20 years experience analysing, writing about and commenting on the UK property market and housing. Most recently she was director of residential property at Savills, an international real estate company, where she worked with a team of 30 to deliver insight into property development, planning, regeneration and housing policies. In particular, her report Public Land: Unearthing Potential, prompted the compiling of the so-called “Domesday book” of all brownfield public land in London. As a regular presenter and media commentator, she has spoken at a number of major conferences, appeared on R4 Today, BBC News and Sky and is a recognised voice in the UK property industry. Before joining Savills, Susan was deputy property editor at The Times, where she launched the award-winning Bricks and Mortar property section.
Related Posts & Publications
by Susan Emmett | Mar 5, 2018With the cost of homes in England and Wales almost eight times average annual earnings, housing has become a political issue of the first order. Homeownership declined between 2003 and 2013 before stagnating and remains beyond the reach of many, particularly younger...
by Susan Emmett | Nov 17, 2017(A version of this article was first published by the Huffington Post.) There are high expectations that housing will be at the top of the agenda when the Chancellor delivers the Budget next week, expectations reinforced by the Prime Minister and Communities...
by Susan Emmett | Jul 2, 2017The blaze that destroyed Grenfell Tower has been extinguished but the anger and sense of injustice felt by its residents, neighbours and communities across the country burns on. The criminal investigation into the specifics that led to the tragic deaths of at least 79...
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