Charles Dickens

– (1812-1870) well known as a popular writer from Victorian Times to the present day – frequently with London contexts; but also […]

Paddington Brown

– an anthropomorphic bear, originally from darkest Peru, but always committed to London. His relevance to project management includes his efforts “to […]

Walter Segal

– (1907-1985) a Swiss architect who championed self-build housing with standard components. Project management lesson: keep it simple, cleverly simple.

Giles Gilbert Scott

– (1880-1960) Architect of iconic London symbols including Bankside Power Station – now Tate Modern; Battersea Power Station – now undergoing compete […]

George Peabody

– (1795-1869) A London-based American born modern philanthropist, possibly the first modern one, who established the Peabody Trust in 1862. Currently with […]

Stephen Potter

– (1900-1969) Lecturer at London University and writer producer at BBC in London, most famous for gamesmanship and one-upmanship. It is important […]

William Morris

– (1834-1896) artist, designer, writer, socialist; forever associated with the Arts and Crafts movement; a person with strong principles who got things […]

Tanni Grey-Thompson

(1969-) – cross-bench peer; advocate of equal rights for disabled people; and outstanding athlete winning medals at Paralympic Games, World Championships and […]

Kate Adie

(1945-) – A journalist and news correspondent of the first order respected for her first hand reporting from dangerous situations and war […]

Stella Rimington

(1935-) – first female Director General of UK Security Services MI5 (1992-96) – and its first head to be publicly named (in […]