Jody has 30 years of experience working at the interface of economic repositioning and physical regeneration in Greater London, the South East, Eastern Europe and the USA in public/private delivery, property investment and advisory roles.
Jody brings to Steer experience establishing and delivering large-scale urban regeneration and regional growth initiatives, economic strategies and programmes. Most recently, she headed Economic Development during the London Royal Dock Enterprise Zone’s start-up years, setting strategy and programmes. Jody was also CEO of a New Town Urban Regeneration Company and led regeneration for South Central and the Southern boroughs for the first London Mayor. She held prior consulting roles with Mott MacDonald, ICF Inc. and Bain & Company.
Jody is establishing Steer ED’s Southern practice, leveraging the groups’ already strong position in the Northern Powerhouse, and will provide clients strategic and programmatic advisory services to capitalise on economic development and regeneration opportunities and to address the inevitable challenges. She is highly effective at finding common cause in complex, multi-stakeholder delivery environments.