Jamie is the Assistant Director responsible for housing at the Greater London Authority. He has implemented a number of new programmes including those under the Mayor’s Housing Covenant, Housing Zones and London Housing Bank. He led the development and adoption, in October 2014, of the statutory London Housing Strategy and the rollout of the Mayor’s drive to improve management standards in the private rented sector. He has overseen the reconfiguring of the Mayor’s flagship rough sleeping programmes and the procurement of a support team to increase environmental retrofit of London’s homes. Jamie has previously worked in national roles at the Homes and Communities Agency, in Local Government and for a large UK bank. Jamie holds a Law degree and a Masters in Public Administration as part of which he examined whether the modern Olympic Games had left cash cows, white elephants or successful economic, environmental and social legacies.
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