Canary Wharf Group announces appointment of Safina Mirza as new Director of Communications – 10.10.22

Canary Wharf Group (CWG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Safina Mirza to the role of Director of Communications effective today.

Safina brings over 20 years of communications experience having worked across Infrastructure, Development, Construction, Transport and Education. She joins CWG from The Euston Partnership, a collaboration between the public and private sectors. Previously, Safina spent 5 years at HS2, as Head of Campaigns, where she spearheaded its approach to integrated communications campaigning.

Safina spent 7 years at PR agency Teneo, as Associate Director, working with a diverse portfolio of clients. Prior to being in an agency, Safina held a number of in-house roles including, Head of Community Relations for BAA Heathrow; Head of Marketing and Communications at the Learning and Skills Council; and Communications Manager at West London Inward Investment Agency.

Shobi Khan, CEO of CWG said: “Safina is someone we have long admired, and I am delighted she is joining our team. In a newly created role, Safina will be responsible for our communications strategy and will work closely with senior management as we continue to further develop the extraordinary environment at Canary Wharf.”

Safina Mirza, Director of Communications at CWG said: “I am delighted to be joining CWG at such a pivotal time. There is so much potential here as CWG develops, manages and currently owns interests in approximately 9 million square feet of mixed-use space. The opportunity to work somewhere which has such a distinct impact on the built environment and is centred on creating the very best environment for the people who live, work, and visit Canary Wharf is hugely appealing. I am really looking forward to using my communications experience to help develop this extraordinary environment.”


For further information, please contact:

Press Office
Canary Wharf Group plc
T: 020 7418 2166

Notes to Editors

About Canary Wharf Group:

Canary Wharf Group (CWG) is the developer of the largest urban regeneration project in Europe. CWG develops, manages and currently owns interests in approximately 9 million square feet of mixed-use space and over 1,100 Build to Rent apartments. 

CWG is the largest sustainable developer in the UK and also excels operationally as it has purchased 100% electricity from renewable sources since 2012 and sent zero waste to landfill since 2009. 

CWG has created a 24/7 city where people can live, work and thrive on the Canary Wharf estate and enjoy all the benefits: great transport links, access to green spaces and waterside living; and a wide range of amenities including an award-winning arts and events programme. Canary Wharf’s retail offering comprises over 300 shops, including grocery stores, pharmacies, health clubs, bars and restaurants, all within 15 minutes’ walk. 

The Company’s current £2bn construction activity and pipeline includes more than 500k square feet NIA of commercial properties and over 2,300 new homes for sale and rent.
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