Pooja Agrawal is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Public Practice. She is an architect and planner who worked as a public servant at Homes England and the Greater London Authority. She previously worked at private architecture and urban design practices including Publica and We Made That. She co-founded social equality platform Sound Advice and co-published Now You Know, a compendium of fifty essays exploring spatial and racial inequality. She is a Trustee at Open City, a Fellow at the Institute of Innovation and Public Purpose and a Fellow at the RSA.
Pooja is highly acclaimed within the industry. In 2023, she received both the renowned accolade of the “AJ100 Contribution to the Architecture Profession Award” and the “People and Skills Torchbearer of the year” at UKREiiF. During the last five years, she has been nominated for the Planner’s Woman of Influence a number of times, most recently in 2022.