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School of the Built Environment

Christine Gausden

Lecturer Construction Management


Christine is a multi-skilled construction project manager with 360-degree international experience, having been responsible for the delivery of new build, refurbishment & fit-out projects for prestigious public & private sector clients; she has managed major projects from inception to completion, taking personal responsibility for programme, budget & quality deliverables

Christine is a highly motivated leader of professional teams & contractors’ personnel; she has been innovative in the establishment of professional services, systems, procedures & training

As a Lecturer Christine specialises in Construction, Project & Facilities Management, research active particular to best practice, collaborative working & employability

Christine is a Trustee of the Chartered Institute of Building and a past Chair of the London & Dubai branches, she is a STEM ambassador & recognised industry role model seeking to promote the Built Environment & initiatives for young persons

Christine was a member of the Latham Working Groups pertaining to Partnering and Equal Opportunities & is the current Chair of the UKBIMAlliance Community specific to BIM4FM; she is an advocate of CPD, as an active participant in both delivery & provision

Christine promotes best practice, specific to process, procedures & the management of people, & has taken a considered change of direction to realise these goals; the academic environment now provides the best vehicle for the impartation of her professional expertise & the realisation of personal ambitions


  • Building Design & Maintenance; Building Law & Contract Administration;
  • Building Rehabilitation; Building Surveying Professional Practice;
  • Construction Management; Construction Management Professional Practice;
  • Cultural Context; Engineering Aspects of Design; Facilities Management;
  • Management Principles; People & the Built Environment; Project; Project Management; Sustainable Construction

Research Interests



Collaborative Working

Employability & Skillsets

Information Modelling & Facilities Management

Asset Management & Soft Landings

Qualifications and Memberships

Fellow & Trustee - Chartered Institute of Building

Chair - UKBIM Alliance Community BIM4FM

Liveryman - Worshipful Company of Constructors

Lt Cdr (rtd) Royal Navy’s Reserve 

Masters in Education - MEd

teaching Fellow - FHEA