Estate Services is led by Mr Ian MacPherson and is responsible for providing focused and specialist Estate/Facility Management Services and Capital Project Management capabilities.
The section comprises of Projects and Technical Services.
The multi disciplinary team works in partnership with consultants and contractors to deliver the Capital, Planned Maintenance and Minor Works Programmes. The Project Team brings together individuals with a wealth of experience from major construction projects across the globe.
Projects delivered by the team over the last year include the Data Science Building on the Singleton Campus, and the Energy Safety Research Institute and Innovation hub on the Bay Campus. The Team is working with colleagues across the Department to arrange the fit-out and occupation of all academic buildings on the Bay Campus.
The Team works on projects from planning and inception right through to occupation, providing a link between the University and the Construction Industry. It endeavours to attain the highest standards of design to provide an aesthetically pleasing, safe and secure environment in which the University can flourish.
The Team also provides technical support and advice to the Facilities Section and other University schools and departments. Fiona Nixon, Deputy Head of Estates and Head of Projects, extn. 5822, is responsible for the effective delivery of this service.