Conference Advisory Group

The conference programme is being put together by an advisory group, made up of senior educational professionals. Its job is to ensure the three conference streams address both the strategic issues and day-to-day challenges facing education built environment professionals.

Three Conference Streams:

  • Schools
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Asset Management & Maintenance

Advisory Group Members:

Steve Beechey

Group Strategy Director and Managing Director Government Affairs

Wates Group

Victoria Emerton

Conference Director

Education Estates

Marcus Fagent

Education Sector Lead

Arcadis LLP

Claire Jackson

Education Director

Galliford Try

Steven Jenkins



Mairi Johnson

Mairi Johnson Consultancy

Paul Kingsmore

Director of Services

Manchester Metropolitan University

Scott Leeder

VMS Commercial Manager


Lucy Plumridge

Associate Director


Elaine Todd

Education Services Director Communities and Regions,

Carillion plc

Philip Watson

UK Design Director