Sought out by Mayors, Cities and Governments, Ludo Campbell-Reid is a globally renowned urban design thought-leader, city planning expert and keynote speaker with over 24 years' public/private sector experience on large-scale city transformation projects. He is a globally respected commentator on cities and appears regularly in the media and trade press.
Ludo is currently the Design Champion for Auckland, a role he has held since 2006. Prior coming to Auckland, he was Founding CEO of Urban Design London, a pan London organisation established to lift urban design quality in London.
Described as "the lightning rod for transformation" by The Property Council of New Zealand 2016 Auckland Property People Awards, Ludo is credited with transforming Auckland's City Centre and lifting urban design to new heights.
In 2015 he was described by the influential Metro Magazine as one of the Top 50 most influential Aucklanders.
A recent Paperboy article described him as the "Design Champion with an unshakeable faith in Auckland."