London Legacy Development Corporation
The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has intends to appoint Sir Peter Hendy CBE as the new chair of the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC). Sir Peter has more than 42 years’ experience of working in the transport and infrastructure sector in London. He has been chair of Network Rail since 2015 – a position he will retain – and was previously Commissioner of Transport for London for nine years. The London Legacy Development Corporation was established by the previous mayor, Boris Johnson, to build on the success of the 2012 Olympic Games and drive forward regeneration, growth and investment in east London. It has full planning powers and works closely with the four neighbouring boroughs of Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest. Sir Peter will be tasked with overseeing the continued growth of the park and its venues, which have seen more than 15m visitors since they re-opened, firmly establishing it in the area as a major visitor destination. He will also be charged with pushing ahead with the delivery of new neighbourhoods to meet the mayor’s long-term strategic aim of 50 per cent affordable homes, as well as embedding a new cultural and education dstrict in the heart of the park. One of Sir Peter’s first priorities will be to assist LLDC in how it responds and takes forward the recommendations of the mayor’s investigation into the finances of the London stadium, which are expected later this year.
Flowgroup, which provides residential gas and electricity supply and other energy services to over 250,000 customer fuel accounts, has announced that Bradley Tirpak, Brian F. Carroll and Jamie Brooke have been appointed as non-executive directors of the company. Tirpak is a managing director at Palm Ventures where he focuses on small cap public companies and manages various investment partnerships. From 1996 until 2008, he worked as a portfolio manager with roles at Credit Suisse First Boston, Caxton Associates, and Sigma Capital Management. Carroll is the managing partner of Carroll Capital LLC. He was a member of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co, a global alternative asset management firm. He joined KKR in 1995 and was most recently the head of the consumer and retail teams in Europe. Brooke is a fund manager at Lombard Odier and is founder and lead portfolio manager for the 1798 Volantis Catalyst Funds I & II. He has over 10 years of quoted small-cap experience alongside 10 years of private equity experience at 3i and Quester.
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