Vanessa Pilla

Chief Editor

Socio-economic Development Manager, Lend Lease, London.

Vanessa is a global citizen. Originally from Australia, she has lived and worked across North America, Asia, and Europe.

Currently situated in London, she is a place-making strategist with a Masters in Urban Management and Planning.   Vanessa loves the complexity, diversity, and energy of cities. Her ongoing interest is how to create sustainable and authentic places through meaningful partnerships between government, business, and community. As Chief Editor, Vanessa hopes to bring a global perspective to Place Leaders Asia Pacific and is committed to supporting and developing the place-making profession.