Peter Maxwell has director level experience leading the implementation of design-led major projects, programmes and best practice in the UK, Middle East and New Zealand.
He has extensive client-side experience which includes design management and the delivery of masterplanning and building projects. These have been within regeneration, housing, public transport, healthcare, education, arts and cultural sectors for the private, local and central government sectors over the last 20 years.
He is currently Director of Design for the London Legacy Development Corporation, leading the architecture, masterplanning and public realm for the redevelopment of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. This includes East Bank, a new 60,000m2 cultural and education district for Stratford and the development of 5000 homes within five neighbourhoods.
Peter is the Chair of the Quality Review Panels for Epping Forest District Council and Harlow and Gilston Garden Town since 2018, reviewing the town extension proposals for up to 16,000 new homes. He has worked with the Design Council and High-Speed Rail 2 as an independent panel member since 2015. He was appointed as a Design Council Expert in 2021.
Peter is a chartered architect and town planner and is a Fellow of the RSA.