Simon Powell

Assistant Director of Strategic Projects and Property


Simon is responsible for the leadership of the GLA’s specialist land and property team; the management and development of the GLA’s 635 hectare land and property portfolio; oversight and direction of the Royal Docks delivery team; land acquisition and CPO activity; and, leading the GLA’s role on wider public sector land release including the GLA’s Functional Bodies.

Simon joined the GLA in 2012, having previously worked at the Homes & Communities Agency and English Partnerships. Prior to joining the public sector, Simon was a consultant project manager for the Symonds Group for nine years.