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Neil Smith

Neil Smith

Inclusive Design Lead, HS2
Neil is the Inclusive Design Lead for HS2 Ltd and has over 20 years’ experience in delivering inclusive and accessible environments. He is responsible for defining and integrating the inclusive design requirements for HS2, ensuring these are embedded across the programme. 

Neil was the author of the Olympic Delivery Authority’s ‘Inclusive Design Standards’ for 2012 and the current Inclusive Design Standards for the Legacy Development. 

Neil sits on British Standards Committee B/559, which is responsible for the BS 8300 Design of an Accessible and Inclusive Environment.

Neil is also one of the Mayor of London’s Design Advocates, supporting the Mayor’s ‘Good Growth by Design’ programme and is the current Chair of the London Legacy Development Corporation’s Built Environment Access Panel.