Karen Alcock is the Managing Director and Founder of Kanda Consulting. She has worked in regeneration and planning for over fifteen years and is one of the best known and most experienced communication consultants working in property and planning today. Her breadth of knowledge and experience includes twelve years as a senior Councillor in the London Borough of Hackney including eight years as the statutory Deputy Mayor with responsibility for Housing and Commercial Property.
As well as her senior local government role, she has advised Notting Hill Housing Group as a non-Executive Director on the Land and Development Committee as well as advising the public and private sector on regeneration, planning and housing communications. Her clients have included London Square, Barratt Homes, Capco, Hyde Housing, Dolphin Living, CIT, Native Land, Land Securities, Great Portland Estates, Grosvenor Estates and Transport for London.