Lucy Owen

Interim Executive Director of Development, Enterprise and Environment

Biography

Lucy is responsible for leading the delivery and implementation of Mayoral priorities and strategies across a wide portfolio of areas. These include the London Plan, the operation of the Mayor’s planning powers, the Economic Development Strategy, the London Economic Action Partnership, environment and climate change and transport.  

Lucy has worked in a variety of Assistant Director and Programme Director roles in the GLA, the LDA and HM Treasury. Most recently she led delivery of the Mayor’s housing priorities. She was responsible for managing the strategic relationships with all South London boroughs, housing associations and other partners, working with them to increase housing delivery in London and to maximise genuinely affordable homes. She also managed a portfolio of major development projects on GLA land.   Prior to this she worked for 10 years as a senior management consultant across a range of sectors including retail, consumer goods and pharmaceuticals.