Finn Williams


Finn Williams is co-founder and CEO of Public Practice, a not-for-profit social enterprise that places outstanding built environment experts within forward-thinking public authorities. He is also the founder of NOVUS, a thinktank for public sector planning, and Common Office, a platform for independent research on planning, politics and the public. He previously worked for the Office of Metropolitan Architecture, General Public Agency, and Croydon Council’s Placemaking team before joining the Greater London Authority, where he is Regeneration Area Manager for North West London.

Finn sits on the Raynsford Review Task Force, Labour Planning Commission, PAS Board, RIBA Planning Group, and the ‘Working in the Public Interest’ Advisory Group. He is a Visiting Professor at the Institute of Innovation & Public Purpose, a tutor at the RCA, and was co-curator of the British Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale.