Ghazwa is a chartered civil and structural engineer with 31 years’ experience in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. She has held Project Directorship roles at BAA, the Prince’s Foundation and the NHS and has been a board level director for the last 17 years. Ghaz joined HE as Director of Estates and Campus Services at the University of Roehampton where she implemented the University’s extensive capital programme. Ghaz is currently Pro Vice Chancellor Strategy Planning and Partnerships and Director of Property and Facilities Management at the University of London.
In relation to estates, she is responsible for estates maintenance and services management across the University’s academic and residential property portfolio. Ghaz was a member of the Oversight Panel for the UK’s Diamond II review of efficiency and effectiveness in HE and the lead for the work stream focussing on space efficiency in UK HE. She has non-executive director experience at Notting Hill Housing Association and at Regent’s University – London, and has served as a school governor. Ghaz chaired the London Region of AUDE for 4 years and is a Trustee on the Board of the Higher Education Design Quality Forum.