Planning For Housing North & Midlands

Louise Wyman

Design Lead
West Midlands Combined Authority
Louise Wyman

Louise champions design, inclusion and skills building in the property industry. She’s an Ambassador for Harvard University supporting the exchange of design and development innovation between academia and industry.

A Chartered Surveyor and Landscape Architect, Louise’s adept at bringing the public and private sector together to deliver award winning projects.

As a Planning Committee Member for London Legacy Development Corporation and a former Executive Director of Ebbsfleet Development Corporation, Louise leads teams that deliver projects of national significance. She set up the Garden Towns & Villages programme across Government in 2016 and has overseen the delivery of the Oxford Cambridge Arc since 2017.

Louise is Design Lead for West Midlands Combined Authority and Mayor Andy Street and a member of the National Infrastructure Commission Design Group. She’s seconded to WMCA from the Senior Leadership Team at Homes England where she co-founded the Strategy Performance & Delivery Unit.

Louise set up Homes England’s market engagement and strategic growth functions and led on future design ambition; establishing strategic partnerships with Combined Authorities, Design Council, RIBA, RTPI and LI.