Daisy Froud

AOC Participation Interpreter

Daisy Froud studied French and Italian at the University of Cambridge and has a Diploma in Translation from the Institute of Linguists. In 2002 Daisy received an MA with distinction in Cultural Memory from the University of London, where she focused on the relationship of people to places. She worked as a project manager with Central London Partnership, Groundwork London and Groundwork Camden and Islington before founding AOC in September 2003.

Daisy has extensive experience of devising and undertaking stakeholder engagement and consultation. She has recently led both the community R&D process on the Building Futures neighbourhood regeneration game for RIBA and CABE and the participative briefing and design process for the Lift New Parliament. She has also worked as an expert advisor on community engagement to regeneration initiatives in Germany, and is currently developing and managing a design awareness programme for planning committee councillors at architecture charity Open House.

Daisy has lectured at leading schools of architecture in the UK and Europe and currently teaches on the history and theory of regeneration at the Bartlett, UCL. She is a CABE Enabler, a member of the London Borough of Newham’s Design Review Panel and an accredited Building For Life Assessor.