Rob was Director of Strategic Development at Centre for London. He rejoined the Centre in 2020, having helped to found it in 2011. Rob led our London Futures work and on environment and transport. He has co-authored publications on London’s future, education and cluster policy. Before joining Centre for London, Rob was Director of Knowledge at Future Cities Catapult. He has also previously worked at the United Nations agency International Trade Centre, and the London Development Agency. Rob has degrees in politics and business. Outside of work he likes doing stuff in hills, mountains and rivers.

What do you love about London?
I love London’s kineticism and unknowableness. 

What would you change about London if you could?
I’d make London a less harsh place to live for so many. Safer, healthier, greener, gentler, but without reducing its chutzpah!