About us Our staff Henry Smith Email: [email protected] Tel: 0207 930 8903 Henry re-joined the TCPA in April 2015. In his career to date he has worked in regional and local authority planning and housing, inside and outside of London. He is a Chartered Town Planner and has an MSc in Town Planning from Newcastle University. He is an accredited PRINCE2 Project Manager and is currently completing the Future of London Leaders Programme. Henry joined from the Greater London Authority, where he was an Area Manager in the Housing and Land team. He had responsibility for a portfolio of housing associations and the London boroughs of Waltham Forest and Newham, delivering affordable housing to meet Mayoral targets. He was project manager on Mayor owned land in Canning Town responsible for securing developer agreements with members of the London Development Panel. He also played a lead role in establishing the Housing Zones programme which is investing £400m across London to unlock and accelerate housing growth. In his previous role, he was a Senior Planning Officer at the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead where he advised urban and rural community groups on neighbourhood planning. He prepared Local Plan site allocations and policy on green belt, climate change and tourism, and lead on the Strategic Environmental Assessment. He also worked for two years at the City of London Corporation on urban design strategy and implementation, managing project teams retrofitting the historic fabric of the Square Mile. In his current role, Henry is responsible for managing the New Communities Group and preparing a new European project on the multi-faceted benefits of green infrastructure. In his previous role at the TCPA he worked on the EU project GRaBS and on regional and national green infrastructure projects and partnerships. He began his career as a volunteer at the TCPA working on the Eco-Towns worksheets and the Culture and Sport Planning Toolkit.