Anna Mansfield

Director of Strategy and Research

Anna Mansfield is responsible for overseeing Publica’s projects and the strategic direction of our work and research. She has over ten years' of experience in urban design and architectural practice and has held a senior position within the company since its establishment. Anna has played a key role in developing strong relationships with clients and collaborators, advising organisations from across the spectrums of architecture, development and planning, including the City of London, the City of Westminster, Transport for London and many of the UK’s leading developers. She has particular experience in research, policy and masterplanning, and infrastructure projects. Anna’s expertise is regularly sought after for talks, panels and in the media. She has chaired and presented at conferences across the UK and been an invited urbanism expert for the BBC.

Anna trained at the Architectural Association as a Baylight Scholar and has previously worked as an associate at leading young architectural practices in the UK and Japan. She has been a critic and lecturer at a number of architecture schools and has researched extensively and written on the relationship between crime, behaviour and urbanism. Her work has been exhibited at the Architectural Association and at The Bartlett, UCL. She is a board member of a community public space in east London.