Shaparak Rahimi has been immersed in placemaking and the built environment for the last 15 years in both public and private sectors. She is currently socio-economic development manager at Lendlease working on the Euston Over-Station Development and is responsible for social sustainability and community consultation. She previously worked in policy development, strategy, and regeneration at the London Borough of Camden. Since training as an architectural historian, she has developed a deep concern for equitable urban regeneration in her work across a range of sectors, communities, and professions. As a long-time Camden resident and mother of a young family, Shaparak is committed to supporting London’s creative arts and to ensuring young, diverse talent continues to thrive in the city.