Lee Shostak is an economic development planner who specializes in garden cities and major regeneration projects. As former Chair of the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) and now Treasurer, Lee has led efforts to promote the application of garden city principles across the UK. He specializes in vision building, scenario development, and leading teams preparing master plans, regeneration strategies, and delivery programmes.
Lee was member of the Milton Keynes Futures 2050 Commission. The Commission recently published “Making a Great City Greater” and this was unanimously approved by Milton Keynes Council. He is a Director of Garden City Developments, a community interest company working with local authorities in Essex. He jointly authored one of the shortlisted entries for the Wolfson Prize on how to deliver a new garden city with private finance. Lee established Shared Intelligence in 2001 and was a founder Director of Conran Roche and then EDAW in the UK (now AECOM). He established Shared Intelligence as a public policy consultancy in 2000 and Sapiency in 2016. He was the Director of Planning at Milton Keynes Development Corporation.