Faculty Estates & Infrastructure Manager - Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Sheffield
Laura has over 15 years of experience in Higher Education, specifically in Strategic Estates Management. Laura has a BA in Urban History from the University of Leicester and an MBA in Strategic Facilities Management from Sheffield Hallam University. Laura began her career at the University of Sheffield within Estates and Facilities Management in the Strategic Space Management team, and was involved in significant change management projects, including the consolidation of Professional Services and new way of working in the Grade II* listed Arts Tower, which Laura used as the case study of her thesis, on territorialism in the workplace and how space can drive cultural change. More recently Laura has led the development of the academic brief and change management process for 'The Wave' building at the University of Sheffield, including new ways of academic working for sustainable growth and exploring pedagogical developments in a post covid environment.