Lara Newman

Chief Executive

LocatEd

Biography

Lara Newman is Chief Executive at LocatED, the government-owned property company, responsible for buying and developing sites for new free schools in England. Lara has over 20 years’ property experience and has operated at the heart of the free schools policy since its inception prior to the 2010 election. Previously a Board Director at Cleanslate Ltd, a development and property consulting company, Lara worked with many of the UK’s biggest landowners, agents and developers; prior to that, as Managing Director at Navigant Consulting, Lara specialised in property deals and complex capital investment projects for government education capital programmes.

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