John Lewis

Executive Director | Thamesmead, Peabody

John is an Executive Director at Peabody leading one of London’s largest regeneration programmes which will position Thamesmead as London’s New Town creating 20,000 new homes of all tenure types to help meet the Capital’s housing needs.

Previously he spent 6 years as CEO of Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation, a self-funded charitable organisation providing support services to maintain and enhance the world’s first garden city.  John joined the Heritage foundation from Milton Keynes Partnership, a government funded delivery agency, where he was CEO responsible for the economic and housing growth of the new city.

John is a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and has a Master of Arts in Urban Regeneration.  He is the Chair of Greatwell Homes a Northamptonshire based Housing Association and is a Director of the Creative Land Trust, a charity established to secure affordable workspace for creatives in London.