Esther Kurland is a planner and urban designer by background. She worked for 10 years in local authorities in policy, development control and design and conservation planning posts. Esther then moved to the GLA where she worked on the built environment aspects of the first London Plan before moving to CABE to lead on planning issues in 2003.
Esther has been Director of UDL since 2005. Since that time she has worked to develop and improve UDL’s programme, working closely with core partners TfL, the GLA and the London boroughs.