Diana Hampson

Director of Estates and Facilities

The University of Manchester


Diana is a chartered surveyor and has been Director of Estates and Facilities at The University of Manchester since 1997.

During this time Diana has steered the Directorate through the merger with UMIST in 2004 and has successfully delivered the most ambitious capital build programme in the history of UK Higher Education, creating new high quality facilities worth £650 million. The estate for which Diana is responsible comprises over 900,000sq metres of academic, administrative, commercial and residential accommodation on 711 acres of land, mainly in the City of Manchester but also some locations further afield.

Diana is now leading the £1 billion Estates Masterplan which was approved by the Board of Governors in October 2012, seeing the creation of a world-class campus for our staff and students.

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