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Neil Pinder

Neil Pinder

Vice-Chair at Let's Build and Founder , Homegrown Plus
Neil has taught in a number of inner-city schools for over 25 years, working with London Open House for much of that time. Neil is a trustee of Blue Print (formerly the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust) for the past 15 years. He is currently Head of Product Design and Architecture at Graveney School in south London, where he introduced Architecture to the curriculum, winning various Open House competitions and being honoured as “Open House Teacher of the Year”.

Neil has received national recognition for his Celebrating Architecture initiative recognising the work of young talented Non-Traditional and Traditional students at Graveney School and has been endorsed by the GLA good growth by design. Guest speakers at Celebrating Architecture have included; Baroness Doreen Lawrence, Professor Chris Wise and Wayne Hemingway, alongside some of the most prestigious national and international architectural practices.