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Seema Manchanda

Title: Chair

Joined: May 2004

Seema is the Director of Smart Urban Limited

She was formerly the Service Director Strategic Planning and Regeneration at the London Borough of Islington.  Her roles involves leading on a diverse range of agendas including planning policy, strategic transport, council led regeneration schemes, social regeneration, third sector issues, adult and community learning and corporate GIS.

Raj Patel MBE

Title: Trustee

JoinedFebruary 1998

Background: Director of Research & Policy

Femi Bola MBE

Title: Trustee

Joined: May 2004


Femi Bola MBE FRSA, Independent Development Consultant.

Dr. Dwain Neil

Title: Trustee

Joined: 17th April 2008

Background:  Managing Director

Dwain Neil is the  managing director of Leriko & Associates (founded 2002), which provides social research, project management, executive coaching, mentoring & motivation and recruitment management consultancy. 


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