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John Worthington, AA Dip (Hons), Hon FRIBA, FRSA

Founder, DEGW; Commissioner, Independent Transport Commission (ITC); London

John studied at the Architectural Association, London and subsequently as a Harkness Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania and UC Berkeley. Previous positions include Professor of Architecture and Director of the Institute of Advanced Architectural Studies at the University of York, chairman of CABE/RIBA Building Futures, and a board member for London Thames Gateway Development Corporation.

From 2009-15 he was a director of the Academy of Urbanism with a focus on learning from place through collaborative working. He was responsible for the AoU/INTA European Learning Cities Platform, Places of Connection symposium, and Utrecht2012. He is currently leading Ambitions and Opportunities, the ITC review of High Speed Rail’s spatial impact.