Olga Di Gregorio
Areas of Expertise
Community-led regeneration, Public realm, Regeneration
Regeneration professional, chartered architect and planner, specialised in design frameworks and project delivery for public authorities.
Educated in Italy, Denmark and the UK, Olga holds a Master Degree in Architecture from the University of Ferrara, and an MSc in Urban Regeneration from UCL’s Bartlett School of Planning, where she received the annual departmental award for outstanding academic performance. Her work experience covered the fields of architecture, planning and regeneration in various countries in Europe and Africa. Before working in the public sector, she practised as an architect at Miguel Arruda Associates in Lisbon, and later as a freelancer, with a focus on coordinating self-build projects.
In the last six years, she worked for various public authorities in London on neighbourhood regeneration strategies, masterplans, development feasibility studies, land acquisitions and industrial intensification projects. She is passionate about public spaces and the role they play in equalising opportunities, and increasing quality of life in cities. Over the past two years, she has led on public realm strategies and projects for the Royal Docks Team, a joint initiative of the Mayor of London and Mayor of Newham, in one of the most significant regeneration areas in the UK.