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Theo Harrison

Senior Programme Manager

Theo Harrison is a Senior Programme Manager at Design Council, overseeing Social Innovation Programmes as well as contributing to our work in Architecture and the Built Environment.  

Theo’s background is in Urban Economic Development in the global south with a focus on inclusive economies, sustainable places and housing inequalities. Theo brings experience working with a number of international non-governmental organisations on communications and engagement as well as research into urban economic growth in Latin American cities and the role of privately owned public space (POPS). 

Theo currently manages the Employer Health Innovation Fund, a £1m fund to co-design health and wellbeing services with employees in Southwark and Lambeth. Theo also provides support to the Shaping Places for Healthier Lives Programme with the Local Government Association and the Health Foundation.  

Theo is interested in the social history of cities and enjoys cycling, running and playing football.

Theo Harrison