Peter Bishop

Honorary: Doctorate
Position: Deputy Chief Executive & Group Director, Design, Development & Environment London Development Agency


Peter trained in town planning at Manchester University and has spent his entire career working in London.

Over the past 20 years he has been a Planning director in four different Central London Boroughs and has worked in major projects including Canary Wharf, the development of the BBC's campus at White City and the Kings Cross developments, one of the largest and most complex sites in London.

He was appointed as the first Director of Design for London, the Mayor's architecture and design studio, in 2006. In 2008 he was appointed Group Director at the London Development Agency. In this role he combined Design for London with the Agency's land development, environmental, housing and public space programmes. In December 2009 Peter was appointed the Deputy Chief Executive at the London Development Agency.

Peter lectures and teaches extensively, is a visiting professor at the faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at the Nottingham Trent University, is an advisor to the City of Bucharest an honorary fellow of University College London, and an honorary fellow of the RIBA.