Daothong is acting chief executive at Lewisham Council, having joined the authority as executive director of housing, regeneration and public realm. During her time at Lewisham, Daothong has overseen the council’s approach to inclusive growth, alongside the delivery of a number of essential housing and environmental services to residents. She has 20 years’ experience across housing, regeneration and the environment, having worked at the Greater London Authority, London Legacy Development Corporation and a number of local authorities in London. She sits on the housing advisory panel for New London Architecture.