Pipe is working on key priorities for the mayor, including implementation of the London plan, major and community-led regeneration projects across the capital, building a skills system that properly addresses the needs of Londoners and the economy, and ensuring London’s infrastructure supports good growth, meets the needs of its communities and makes London a cleaner, greener and smarter city. Pipe has unrivalled knowledge of London government, becoming the first directly elected mayor of Hackney in 2002 and serving as chair of London councils from 2010 until he joined the mayor’s team in 2016.