Biography

Christine is best described as a ‘360’ built environment professional; she has practised as a Building Surveyor, Project Manager, Construction Manager, and Facilities Manager, and has been employed by a variety of high profile clients, contractors, and consultants, within both the public and private sectors, across several decades.

Christine has worked with both SMEs, and international organisations on multi million pound projects; she has managed a variety of extensive refurbishment projects, with substantive logistical challenges, and clients in occupation concurrent.

Christine has a broad perspective of the challenges, and the rewards, accrued from a lengthy career within the built environment.

Appointments

Past Chair – CIOB Women in Building Committee

Past Chair – CIOB London Region

Past Chair – CIOB Dubai Region

Past Chair – Nominations Committee

Past Senior Trustee CIOB

Chair – CIOB Non-Chartered Grade WG

Member – CIOB Mandatory CPD WG

Co-Chair – Communities Leadership Team UKBIM Alliance

Chair – BIM4FM UKBIM Alliance Community

Liveryman – Worshipful Company of Constructors

Freeman – City of London

Qualifications and membershipsTeachingResearch interestsIndustry

Qualifications

ONC/HNC Building/Architecture, Croydon Technical College

Building Surveying Professional Exams, RICS

Construction Management Professional Exams, CIOB

PGCertHE, University of Greenwich

Masters Education, University of Greenwich

Building Surveying, CEM

Memberships

FCIOB (Fellow Chartered Institute of Building)

FHEA (Fellow, Higher Education Academy)


 

Christine has been working in academia effective 2011 and has delivered a wide range of modules integral to Building Surveying, Construction Management, Project Management, and Facilities Management programmes of study; she has been a programme leader for HNC/D, UG and PG cohorts.

In addition to her delivery of best practice in the management of the construction process, Christine has additionally provided modules specific to the fundamentals of law, procurement, construction technology, and management principles.


 

Christine has a Masters in Education, undertaking research particular to employability, addressing the additional skillsets required by students pursuing a career within the built environment, and the provision of role models to further enhance the application of learning.

Christine has further shared her research findings within a mix of HEA events and educational conferences.


 

Throughout her career Christine has been an active volunteer, working with a mix of professional bodies and organisations, providing presentations, workshops, and facilitating conferences, for the benefit of both student cohorts and wider industry.

Christine networks widely and uses her professional profile to raise standards, providing posts, blogs, and commentary, particular to best practice; a current focus is the dissemination of best practice as part of the process of Building Information Modelling, to further enable the compliant and efficient use of built assets.

Christine is an active STEM Ambassador, and is a designated industry role model.

Publications

Christine was a core member of Latham WG 8, contributing to the 1996

Construction Industry Board Report Tomorrow’s Team: women and men in construction

Christine was Vice Chair to Latham WG 12, contributing to the 1997

Construction Industry Board Report Partnering in the Team

These publications were sub-sets to the Construction Industry Board 1994 Latham Report Constructing the Team

Christine was a core member of the CIOB WG contributing to the newly revised, 2022, sixth, edition of the CIOB Code of Practice for Project Management