Roger Madelin CBE is currently Head of Canada Water Development at The British Land Company and was previously chief executive at Argent. In this LSE Cities Public Dialogue talk, Roger discussed his leadership of Argent’s redevelopment of the 67 acre King’s Cross site with Professor Ricky Burdett, Director of LSE Cities.
Ricky Burdett is Professor of Urban Studies at the London School of Economics (LSE), and director of LSE Cities and the Urban Age project. He is a member of the Mayor of London’s Cultural Leadership Board, and was chief advisor on Architecture and Urbanism for the London 2012 Olympics and architectural advisor to the Mayor of London from 2001 to 2006. He was director of the International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennale in 2006. With Deyan Sudjic he is co-editor of The Endless City (2007) and Living in the Endless City (2011) and, with Philipp Rode Shaping Cities in an Urban Age (2018).