Ruby Maynard Smith

Senior Consultant

T: 020 3640 8508 M: 07747 706 395 E:

Ruby has experience in community engagement and research across both the private and public sector.

She is passionate about involving people in shaping neighbourhood change and has experience in building partnerships across different community stakeholders and working creatively to deliver social value. As a researcher, Ruby has worked on masterplans across the UK, undertaking extensive urban research including public space analysis, surveys, and mapping.

Ruby also has an MSc in Urban Studies from UCL where her thesis focused on activating public spaces in a context of regeneration in the London Borough of Hackney.

Key projects include:

  • Bromley-by-Bow Gasworks – Ruby is supporting the delivery of an extensive consultation strategy and community engagement for St William on the redevelopment of Bromley-by-Bow gasworks. The site includes seven gasholder structures that are individually listed as Grade II and the largest cluster of gasholders in the UK.
  • Earls Court – Ruby is supporting on creating and facilitating a series of community workshops for Earls Court Development Company on the redevelopment of Earls Court. The site is the largest Zone 1 development site at over 40 acres straddling both Hammersmith and Fulham and Kensington and Chelsea.