CHOBE is managed by an executive board with 8 members.

This is the executive board for 2018-2019.


2 Jane Wright is our Joint Co-Chair. Jane is Head of Department at the University of Westminster
 img0420 (1) Professor Mike Riley, Liverpool John Moores University; Joint Co- Chair

Mike is Head of the Department of Built Environment and Professor of Building Surveying at Liverpool John Moores University, where he is responsible for the leadership and management of learning and teaching, innovation and scholarship, internationalisation and industrial engagement across a wide range of disciplines. . 



Dr Kevin Thomas, Vice Chair, Associate Dean International, School of Science and Engineering, Teesside University 
  Aled Williams, University College of Estate Management

Aled is Dean, Research Innovation and Partnerships at the University College of Estate Management (UCEM).


Dr Bassam Bjeirmi, Associate Head of the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment Robert Gordon University

Bassam is involved in the commercial activities of the School and has developed extensive experience in the development and delivery of project management training programmes for the private and public sectors. He has considerable experience in supervising research projects both at postgraduate and PhD levels and as a referee for a number of industry journals.



Professor Nick Morton, Associate Dean, Student Experience, School of Engineering and the Built Environment, Birmingham City University
Tim Lees  Dr Tim Lees, University of Reading

Tim is School Director of Teaching and Learning of the School of the Built Environment at the University of Reading.  Before this he was part of the Centre for Education in the Built Environment (HEA Subject Centre).  Tim has a keen interest in Technology Enhanced Learning and in problem-based learning.  

  Dr Gerard Wood, University of Salford

Gerard is Associate Dean (Academic) in the School of Built Environment






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