Richard Brown is Research Director at Centre for London.

He joined Centre for London in 2014 from London Legacy Development Corporation, where he was Strategy Director, planning the transformation of London’s Olympic Park and the regeneration of the surrounding area.  Before that he worked at the Greater London Authority, first as Private Secretary to Mayor Ken Livingstone, and then as Manager of the Mayor’s Architecture and Urbanism Unit, which promoted architectural and urban design excellence in London’s policies and projects.

He previously worked as a journalist, and as a researcher on local government at the Audit Commission.