Our Staff

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  • Dr Hafiz Alaka

    School of Engineering and the Built Environment

    Dr Hafiz Alaka is a Lecturer in the School of Engineering and the Built Environment with qualifications in Civil Engineering and Construction Management. He is a professional member of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). His research interests cover a range of topics in construction, in particular the application of...

  • Dr Hazel Ann Nash

    Senior Lecturer in Planning Law

    Hazel has worked in the Planning Policy Division of the Welsh Government (2011-2015) and in local government as a Planning Officer (2015-2018), responsible for a case load of varied development management applications. She currently works as Senior Lecturer in Planning Law at Birmingham City University where she teaches all...

  • Professor David Boyd

    Director of the Centre for Environment and Society Research

    David Boyd is Professor of Construction and Director of the Centre for Environment and Society Research , based at the School of Engineering and the Built Environment . He teaches on the  MSc Construction Project Management course. David has a background in engineering, but is better known for his management insights of...

  • Claudia Carter

    Reader in Environmental Governance / Associate Professor

    Claudia is Associate Professor in the field of interdisciplinary environmental research and environmental governance. Her research relates to climate change and sustainability adopting social-ecological systems thinking/approaches. A poignant area of interest are the opportunities and barriers to 'low-impact' living and the...

  • Dr Franco Kai Tak Cheung

    Associate Professor in Quantity Surveying

    Franco Cheung joined Birmingham City University in 2016. Coming from a professional background as a quantity surveyor for a consultant and contractors specialising in cost planning, he developed his specialism in cost modelling and forecasting techniques through his PhD study. Franco is an active researcher. His recent...

  • Dr Beck Collins


    Beck was awarded her PhD in “Local Projects for Sustainable Energy – Exploring the Nature of Success” in 2014, and is interested in local approaches to installing sustainable energy. This could be as social housing refurbishment projects, community renewable energy projects and so on.  Beck is particularly interested in...

  • Micahla de Cann

    Lecturer in Visualisation, Architectural Technology Undergraduate programme

    Micahla has been a lecturer in Visualisation since 2010. Micahla has a broad professional background in design, craft production, renovation and alternative education. She worked in alternative, craft based education, and residential facilities, tutoring in subjects such as silversmithing, woodcarving, woodwork, and...

  • Professor David Edwards

    Professor of Plant and Machinery Management

    David has accrued considerable leadership and management experience in the roles of teaching, award management and development, quality enhancement, student liaison and the national student survey (NSS), academic administration and research at a number of higher education institutes in this country and abroad. He is currently...

  • James Gaytten

    Senior Lecturer

    James is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Engineering and the Built Environment. He is an Architectural Technologist with 30 years post qualification experience in most construction sectors and has been teaching at Birmingham City University since 2008.

  • Dr Silvia Gullino

    Senior Lecturer in Spatial Planning

    Silvia holds a BA and MA in Architecture and an MSc in Environmental Engineering from the Politecnico di Torino. She gained her PhD in Spatial Planning at the Politecnico di Milano in 2005 and conducted postdoctoral research as a Senior Fellow in International Urban Studies at the Institute for Policy Studies at Johns...

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