Born in London in 1972, Leo is the author of three nonfiction books, The Phoenix: the Men Who Made Modern London, The Stones of London: a History in Twelve Building (both to be reissued in 2021) most recently the international bestseller, Cities Are Good for You: The Genius of the Metropolis. His new book Inheritance: the Lost History of Mary Davies is coming out in May 2021 from Oneworld Publishing.
for current journalism, see: www.medium.com/@leohollis
He is a frequent contributor to various media platforms and speaks internationally on Urbanism, technology and design. Including
The Victorian and Albert Museum
Strelka Institute, Moscow
The School of Life
Google City Experts
Oakland Literary Festival
Here are a selection of his most recent talks and clips.