Dr Hazel Ann Nash
Senior Lecturer in Planning and Property Law
Hazel is an experienced practitioner, having worked in private industry and central and local Government planning positions. She has previously worked for a variety of rural and urban local authorities in Development Management as well as in the Planning Policy Division of the Welsh Government where she led on the revision of Technical Advice Note 21 on waste. Hazel continues to provide advice as a Planning Consultant to a law firm in her spare time.
Hazel currently works as Senior Lecturer in Planning and Property Law at Birmingham City University where she teaches all aspects of law for built environment students including planning law and policy, landlord and tenant law, governance and the role of data in decision-making. Hazel has a doctorate in planning and environmental law, awarded by the University of Wales. Following this, she undertook an AHRC funded Postdoctoral position in the School of Law, University of Dundee (2006-2008). She also has an LLM in Social Research Methods, an LLM in Environmental Law and Management and a BA (hons) in Geography and German.