Mark Camley

Executive Director of Park and Venues, London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC)


Mark joined London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) in January 2012, and led the successful re-opening of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the largest new urban park in the UK for over a hundred years. He led the design of the South Park to stage D and directed the opening and operation of the venues, including the London Aquatics Centre, the ArcelorMittal Orbit, and the Copper Box Arena. The Park achieved Green Flag a year earlier than planned and has had over 23 million visitors since it opened. He is also responsible for wider LLDC estate, including residential, commercial and retail properties.

Prior to joining LLDC, he was CEO of The Royal Parks for over six years, where he led the parks in gaining Green Flag, developed an investment programme to tackle maintenance backlog of the building stock, and introduced new events like Winter Wonderland. He was the inaugural chair of The Parks Alliance and is a Director of World Urban Parks.

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