Kwame is Social Programmes Manager at Publica, where he is currently designing new programmes of social engagement for Oxford Street District.
Kwame has expertise in building communities. In his role as Co-chair of RUSS, a Community Land Trust, he developed a framework for creating sustainable neighbourhoods and genuinely affordable homes, while as Founder and Director of (In)Space, he led a collective of young, Black British, male creatives who engaged communities by exhibiting art outside of traditional galleries and museums.
Kwame also has considerable experience of working in the public sector, as a Housing Officer on the City of London’s largest council estate, as a Public Practice Associate at LB Redbridge and, most recently, as the Regeneration Manager for Thornton Heath at LB Croydon.
He has an MSc in Urban Design & City Planning from the Bartlett School of Planning and a Diploma in Community Organising from Newman University. He is also a member of Design Council’s network of experts.