OwlTail

Cover image of What Next For London?
Business
Government
Entrepreneurship

What Next For London?

Updated 9 days ago

Business
Government
Entrepreneurship
Read more

London was hit hard and early by CV-19. How will the city need to evolve in the future to emerge from this crisis? What does the path to recovery look like? What decisions need to be taken to make that possible? We speak to the city's experts to get their take on what's next for London.

Read more

London was hit hard and early by CV-19. How will the city need to evolve in the future to emerge from this crisis? What does the path to recovery look like? What decisions need to be taken to make that possible? We speak to the city's experts to get their take on what's next for London.

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

Cover image of What Next For London?

What Next For London?

Latest release on Jan 20, 2021

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 9 days ago

Warning: This podcast data isn't working.

This means that the episode rankings aren't working properly. Please revisit us at a later time to get the best episodes of this podcast!

Rank #1: East London as a global destination

Podcast cover
Read more

We were joined by Lyn Garner, CEO of the London Legacy Development Corporation, to discuss lessons from long-term planning and regeneration, and how these can be applied to a post-pandemic London. Lyn is passionate about the ongoing potential of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to enhance the lives of those in the communities living in close proximity, will also harnessing its potential as a global destination for arts and culture.

Jan 20 2021

32mins

Play

Rank #2: Working together to build London’s future

Podcast cover
Read more

Mount Anvil founder Killian Hurley spoke to Jonathan Seager and Laura Osborne about the lessons he has learned from 30 years at the helm of a partnership-focused property business. As we move towards recovery, Killian emphasised the importance of quality, of developing the skills needed for the next generation of construction leaders and the value of working with those whose values you share.

Dec 15 2020

22mins

Play

Rank #3: A new story for London and the UK

Podcast cover
Read more

As eyes lift to the horizon with news of a vaccine on the way, we explore a critical element of recovery with PwC, what next for international trade? Beyond the immediate Brexit debate, we dig into the opportunities ahead for London and the whole of the UK, why we need to tell a new story about our place in the world and how we can make the most of the country’s soft power. Sophia Wolpers and Laura Osborne were joined by PwC partners Matt Alabaster and Claire Reid.

Dec 09 2020

27mins

Play

Rank #4: The circular economy: looking to the future with Zoe Haseman

Podcast cover
Read more

Zoe Haseman, Vice President Global Sustainability at Jacobs, talked to Laura Osborne and David Lutton about the shape of a green recovery for the capital, how we can accelerate the drive to Net Zero and the importance of a just transition that tackles inequality.

Nov 25 2020

17mins

Play

Most Popular Podcasts

The Joe Rogan Experience

TED Talks Daily

The Tim Ferriss Show

The Daily

Stuff You Should Know

Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations

Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard

Rank #5: The future of devolution, with Atkins

Podcast cover
Read more
Laura Osborne spoke to Liam Harrison, Market Director at Atkins, about the future of devolution, funding infrastructure and the role of cities, as we look ahead to recovery. Liam shared his experiences and insights into decision making close to the community, and highlighted the need for a more rounded approach to procurement in the future.

Nov 13 2020

28mins

Play

Rank #6: Leading in a pandemic

Podcast cover
Read more

London First’s Dr David Lutton speaks with  Claire Sherwin, the Global Head of Talent Acquisition, People Services and Technology at Finastra and Leslie Benson, the Senior Managing Director in the Strategic Communications group at FTI Consulting, on the future of work.

Oct 30 2020

33mins

Play

Rank #7: Investing for the future with Sarah Bentley

Podcast cover
Read more

Sarah Bentley, new CEO of Thames Water, joins Laura Osborne and Daniel Mahoney to discuss the future of the sector, its response to CV-19 and why infrastructure is in Sarah’s DNA. From opening up wetlands to the public through to the balance of resilience and price rises, Sarah talks about the importance of putting customers front of mind.

Oct 23 2020

23mins

Play

Rank #8: Taking the long view with Deloitte’s Chief Economist

Podcast cover
Read more

We interviewed Ian Stewart, Deloitte’s Chief Economist, on the UK’s economic prospects, where to find the light at the end of the tunnel and the approach we should take to recovery. From the lessons of the Thatcher years, through to the prospect of higher rates of unemployment via the balance between austerity and tax rises, we covered a lot of ground.

Oct 15 2020

32mins

Play

Rank #9: Inventing the future with Robin Mills, MD Compass Group UK & Ireland

Podcast cover
Read more

Laura Osborne and David Lutton spoke to Robin about his experience leading 50,000 staff through the pandemic and what it has taught him about innovation, motivation and dynamism. He shares the different experiences of his customers across sectors, his take on recovery and what we can learn from the approaches taken in other global cities.

Oct 08 2020

25mins

Play

Rank #10: Taking a Global View of City Recovery

Podcast cover
Read more
We spoke to John Batten, Global Cities Director at Arcadis, to get his take on the future of major global capitals, how they’ve responded to the pandemic and the new opportunities to live and work differently that are emerging. He joined us from Lisbon but with insights from Milan, New York, London, Paris, Amsterdam and more. From road pricing to vertical forests, we covered a lot of extremely topical ground.

Oct 01 2020

32mins

Play