Director – Legacy, London 2012 Olympic Games
Andrew Jones is is one of AECOM Design + Planning’s leading masterplanners in London. His work ranges from development frameworks and town strategies to urban regeneration, development planning and regional development. Andrew is Managing Director of Planning Design + Development in Europe.
Andrew has been involved with the London Olympics since 2003. He led the Olympic Park and Olympic Legacy Masterplan proposals for London were among the largest planning applications ever lodged. He also led planning work for the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester. He is also now working to take the experience of London 2012 to Rio 2016.
Andrew’s masterplanning work has focused on urban projects with a particular emphasis on growth plans in the UK including Milton Keynes, Aldershot, Derby and also in the Middle East; and regeneration relating to major infrastructure improvements including CrossRail at Woolwich and HS2 at Old Oak Common in West London. Other projects include regeneration in historic environments including Chatham town centre and establishing a new museum and visitor attraction at Bletchley Park; the creation of sustainable communities such as Upton in Northampton, and planning for major strategic projects. He also offers strategic delivery advice, and acts as an expert witness at planning and CPO inquiries and gave evidence to the House of Commons select committee on the CrossRail Bill.