Main Speaker - Matt Lally BA (Hons) MA MRTPI FSA (Associate Director, Arup)

A highly experienced urban designer and town planner, Matt has worked internationally on a wide-ranging portfolio of major planning and development projects in both public and private sectors throughout the UK, Europe, Australasia, Middle East, Asia and Africa. He has lived and worked in London, Sydney, Singapore and Doha. Experience encompasses sub-regional strategies new settlements, major urban regeneration, Transit Oriented Development, housing renewal, urban extensions, mega sport events, resorts, specialist employment precincts and associated infrastructure.

Matt has been responsible for the preparation of several Government best practice research and guidance publications in the UK and Australia related to different facets of urban planning, design, housing and masterplanning, including the internationally renowned Urban Design Compendium. He has been a visiting tutor in urban design at University of Technology Sydney, University College London (Bartlett) and Belgrade University.