Public Practice appoints new CEO

Written by: Prithvi Pandya
Published on: 29 Mar 2021
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istock [square]Public Practice, a not-for-profit social enterprise has appointed co-founder Pooja Agrawal as its new CEO.

Agrawal joined the board as an observer in 2017 and as a director in 2020. She will take over from co-founder Finn Williams at the end of June.

She brings with her experience from her current role at Homes England, as assistant director of service strategy, and from the Greater London Authority (GLA), where she served as a programme manager in the regeneration team for more than four years.

Agrawal said: “The built environment is integral to addressing fundamental societal issues. Covid-19 has shown the disproportionate impact on ethnic communities due to life circumstances, climate change is changing our landscape, and public space continues to be unsafe for women. We need a public sector well equipped with multi-disciplinary and creative skills to redefine the future of work, adapt our local high streets and reach carbon-zero targets.”

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