Joanna Averley

Board Director and Trustee

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Joanna is the Director of Planning, Development and Regeneration at property consultancy GVA and the Strategic Manager for Crossrail 2. Previously she was the CEO of LandAid Charitable Trust which works with 100+ of the leading companies in the UK real estate industry to bring together their resources to support disadvantaged children and young people.

Joanna has worked across all aspect of the regeneration, built environment and development process and has worked in consultancy, charity and as a government adviser. While at CABE (the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment) she worked across all aspects of government programmes from artists' studios to schools, street to squares, housing to hospitals, planning to place-making.

Joanna was Interim Chief Executive at Centre for Cities during 2011, which works to promote the economic success of UK cities through evidence based research and policy inputs. Joanna is a qualified town planner and member of the Royal Town Planning Institute.

Joanna Averley

Board Directors and Trustees

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