Development Director, Wates Residential
Lia joined national developer Wates Residential in 2018, bringing with her over 10 years of experience within the London residential market. She now leads the business' development management team responsible for the delivery of one the largest and most ambitious regeneration project in London - a '1bn joint venture with the London Borough of Havering that will see 12 Council estates regenerated and will deliver over 5,000 new homes across the borough over the next 12 years. With a Masters in Architecture, Lia also has a wealth of experience in project leadership, urban planning and placemaking. This includes leading development management teams on major regeneration schemes in London including the new 40 acre Royal Wharf development in East London. She is passionate about quality design, regeneration and creating great places that people are proud to live in by putting local people's needs at the heart of every development.