Pam Alexander is an economic geographer with a long career in housing and regeneration. Chair of Covent Garden Market Authority, she is rebuilding the famous fruit and vegetable and flower market at the heart of the Nine Elms regeneration. She is a non-executive director of Crest Nicholson plc, of Crossrail Ltd and of the Future Cities Catapult and a trustee of the Design Council, chairing Design Council Cabe. She was previously chief executive of the South East England Development Agency and of English Heritage and deputy chief executive of the Housing Corporation, following many years as a civil servant in the then Department of the Environment. She has also been chair of Peabody, a director of the Academy of Urbanism and a member of the previous Mayor of London’s Design Advisory Group.
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