Magali Thomson is an architect working at Great Ormond Street Hospital, which is one of the world’s leading children’s hospitals. She is setting out vision to radically transform a polluted and traffic dominated urban street next to the children’s hospital. The vision is for a climate resilient, healthy and child-friendly street, - a Healthy Hospital Street.
She is particularly interested in preventative approaches to health, and the impact our environment has on children’s health outcomes.
She recently completed an Executive MSc in Cities at the London School of Economics, graduating with a Distinction, building on her passion for equitable cities. Her thesis focussed on how children and their carers are impacted by air quality in Lewisham.
She is also a Built Environment Expert at the Design Council, a Healthcare Expert at the NLA and has positions on Design Review Panels in Design South East, Southwark and Brighton.
She previously led a successful education team to deliver award-winning schools at Marks Barfield Architects where she was a director.