Victoria Jessen-Pike
Victoria Jessen-Pike
director
Publica

Victoria is a Director of Publica, a London-based urban design and public realm practice working in the UK and internationally. Publica's cross-disciplinary team includes researchers, urban designers, landscape architects, graphic designers and specialists in Night time & Lighting and Culture. Victoria joined Publica in 2018 and is responsible for overseeing all major projects, client care and business development. She is currently leading placemaking and public realm strategies for new developments in Westminster, King’s Cross, Whitechapel and Fleet Street Quarter. Victoria has worked in architecture and construction since 1990, across multiple disciplines and on a range of project types. Her focus is on working with clients to help develop, articulate and build consensus for their visions, aspirations and briefs. This has involved working with multiple stakeholders, including boards, planners, trustees and donors. Victoria worked for seven years as client-side lead for the Aga Khan Development Network, culminating in constructing and completing two institutional buildings in King’s Cross Central. She was previously a Design Director at David Chipperfield Architects, where she worked for 13 years.