Square Mile’s City of London Corporation appoints new Director of Built Environment

The City of London Corporation, the elected body that supports the ‘Square Mile’ global business hub, has appointed Carolyn Dwyer as its new Director of the Built Environment with effect from 19 August, 2015.

The wide-ranging role involves working closely with the City Corporation’s elected Members to maintain and enhance the Square Mile as a world-leading destination for businesses, residents and visitors. The City’s Department of Built Environment encompasses Transportation & Public Realm, Planning Policy, Planning & Development, and District Surveyors.

Carolyn joins the City Corporation from the London Borough of Lambeth, where she is currently Director of Communities, Housing and Environment, and is closely involved in the Nine Elms partnership. Carolyn, an engineer and transport planner by background, has held leading roles in the Built Environment in a number of other local authorities in the South East. She has non-executive roles at the Scottish Futures Trust and Shoreham Port Authority. Carolyn is also a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Paviors.

John Barradell, Town Clerk & Chief Executive, said:

“I’m delighted Carolyn will be joining the City’s senior leadership team as Director of Built Environment. The City’s Built Environment team is crucial to how we provide a world-leading global business hub in the Square Mile which serves the economy here in London and across the UK. I have every confidence that Carolyn will play a central role in ensuring the City meets the challenge of sustaining its globally competitive position for many years to come.”