Deirdra Armsby

Head of Planning and Regeneration

London Borough of Newham

Launching her Planning and Regeneration career at Wimpey Homes HQ, Deirdra spent five years at the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in development management, with her work being showcased in the Glass Gallery at the V&A Museum.

Her successes continued at the London Borough of Hackney where she initiated Shoreditch’s incredible regeneration. Currently at Newham, Deirdra leads the borough’s planning and regeneration directorate, overseeing major schemes delivering thousands of homes and jobs as well as improved transport infrastructure.


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