Jack Brown is Lecturer in London Studies and London Partnerships Director (Education) in the Department of Political Economy at King’s College London. He is also Research Manager at the Centre for London, the capital’s dedicated think tank. Previously, Jack was the first ever Researcher in Residence at No. 10 Downing Street, and studied Contemporary British History at BA and MA level at Queen Mary University of London. His PhD thesis, also undertaken at QMUL, was entitled ‘The London Docklands Development Corporation under Reg Ward and the Emergence of Canary Wharf: 1981-87’.