Partners and People
Working in partnership with the Mayor of London, London Councils, CAPE and universities.
The partnership is led by the University of London (UoL) and the City Intelligence Unit (CIU) of the Greater London Authority (GLA). The LRaPP is partnering with London's boroughs through London Councils and the national Capabilities in Academic-Policy Engagement (CAPE) programme through CAPE’s London lead, University College London (UCL).
Direction for the partnership comes from a Board and Forum as outlined below.
Partners and People
The role of the Board is to develop and have oversight of the strategic direction of the Partnership.
Professor Wendy Thomson CBE (Chair) - Vice-Chancellor, University of London
Alison Griffin - Chief Executive, London Councils
Philippa Lloyd - Lead of London Civic Universities Network, Queen Mary University of London
Niran Mothada - Executive Director of Strategy and Communications, Greater London Authority
Richard Watts - Deputy Chief of Staff, Mayor of London
Sarah Chaytor - Director of Research Strategy and Policy, Capabilities in Academic Policy Engagement (CAPE)
Diana Beech - CEO of London Higher
The Forum brings together a wide range of academic, policy and civil society partners to explore London's policy challenges and LRaPP's role in addressing them.
Acts as a sounding board hearing reports on, and discussing:
- Topical national and London policy developments, challenges and opportunities
- LRaPP work programme and projects
- New developments in research and innovation partnerships, research and innovation funding landscape, etc
- National and international case studies of research, innovation and policy partnerships
Professor Tony Travers - Director of LSE London, LRaPP Forum Chair
The London Research and Policy Partnership Executive Group is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Partnership.
Professor Ben Rogers - Professor of Practice, University of London
Dr Michelle Reeves - Senior Manager - Policy and ProgrammesStrategy Team, GLA
Ben Cook - Senior Policy and Projects Officer, Strategy Team, GLA
Sarah Jasim -Research Fellow, Reporting to CAPE, GLA & LRaPP
Ilias Krystallis - Research Fellow, Reporting to CAPE, GLA & LRaPP
Karina Izquierdo - Research and Engagement Officer, University of London