17 November 2016

Senior appointments in Estates Services

Chris Carrington joins Estates Services this week as Director of Capital Projects and member of the Estates Services Strategic Management Team, reporting to Director of Estates, Paul Goffin. Chris comes from the University of Warwick where he was Capital Programme Director & Deputy Director of Estates.

Director of Capital Projects Chris will provide strategic direction and leadership for the determination and delivery of capital funded projects and programmes; plan and direct strategic programmes and initiatives; take a lead in ensuring that departmental, divisional and University strategic objectives and masterplans are achieved; and have overall responsibility for the leadership, development and management of the Capital Projects team.

Working closely with Head of Capital Projects, Richard Jones, Chris will also lead the continuing implementation of the recently introduced Programme Management Office approach and further develop the team’s project and programme delivery expertise.  Richard will continue to be responsible for the team’s day-to-day delivery of capital projects.  

Asset & Space Management

From 1 December, Katie Scheinkonig has been appointed Head of Residential Accommodation, taking responsibility for both the graduate accommodation and commercial residential portfolios.  Katie is currently Head of Graduate Accommodation.

Sean O’Brien will be Acting Head of Asset Management and Iain Critchlow will head up a section combining Information Management, Space Management and Options Appraisals.

The updated functional organisation chart is available here: functional areas (185kb) .