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Pooja Agrawal



Pooja is an architect and planner who was a public servant at Homes England and the Greater London Authority (GLA). It was at the GLA in the Regeneration and Economic Development team where she developed the idea of and co-founded Public Practice in 2017.

She also co-founded the social equality platform Sound Advice and co-published Now You Know, a compendium of fifty essays exploring spatial and racial inequality. She is a Trustee at Open City and a Fellow at the Institute of Innovation and Public Purpose.

In 2023, she received the “AJ100 Contribution to the Architecture Profession Award”, the “London Design Festival Innovation Award” and the “UKREiiF People and Skills Torchbearer of the year". During the last five years, she has been nominated for the Planner’s Woman of Influence a number of times, most recently in 2022.

Pooja joined the Public Practice team in the summer of 2021 as our CEO and is responsible for developing our strategy, partnerships, and leading our external communications

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