Fred is Associate Director of Heatherwick studio and was London Borough of Southwark Director of Regeneration and Environment from 1994-2001, with responsibility for economic development, planning, property management, environmental management, regeneration, leisure and community services. He established Southwark as a leading agent of regeneration initiating projects such as Elephant and Castle and Canada Water regeneration.
He was a member of the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment design review panel from 2002-2007 and from 2011-present and the CABE schools design review from 2007-2011 and the Olympic Legacy design review. He is also a Chair of the design reviews for the Urban Design London and Transport for London 2009-present. Fred is a former Trustee of Artangel and London Open House (now Open City) each for ten years; a member of the Mayor’s Design Advisory Group and a honorary OBE (2001).
Judgement by our peers: is the jury out?
"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick