The Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction



Find out more about the Transforming Construction Network Plus Strategy Board and Operation Board.


Strategy Board

The N+ has a highly experienced and active Strategy Board providing oversight to the work of the core team and the wider project. The Strategy Board, chaired by Ann Bentley, includes academic researchers, industry and policy representatives working across the digital, energy, construction, and manufacturing sector.

Ann Bentley 
Construction Leadership Council - Global Chair, RLB

Hannah Gibson
Transforming Construction Challenge - Innovation Lead

Fergus Harradence
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy - Deputy Director, Construction

Heidi Hinder
ESRC - Research Portfolio Manager

Adam Luqmani
ESRC - Programme Manager

Diana Montgomery
Construction Products Association - Chief Executive

Alison Nicholl
Constructing Excellence - Associate Director

Andrew Nurse
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre - Innovation manager

Mike Pitts
Transforming Construction Challenge - Deputy Director

Sam Stacey
Transforming Construction Challenge - Director

Graham Watts
Construction Industry - Council Chief Executive

Operation board 

The N+ is led and managed by The Bartlett, UCL’s Faculty of the Built Environment, with co-investigators and staff from Imperial College London and WMG, University of Warwick.

Professor Jacqueline Glass, Principal Investigator  

Professor in Construction Management The Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction. Vice Dean Research, The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment University College London

Professor Jacqueline Glass is Chair in Construction Management at UCL. She joined UCL in July 2018, following her academic posts at Loughborough University and Oxford Brookes University. 


Professor Andrew Davies, Co-Investigator

RM Phillips Freeman Chair and Professor of Innovation Management in SPRU, University of Sussex Business School Andrew

Professor Andrew Davies is RM Phillips Freeman Chair and Professor of Innovation Management in SPRU, University of Sussex Business School. His published research has focused on how innovation occurs in complex product systems, project-based firms and organisations, systems integration, and integrated solutions business models.


Professor Jan Godsell, Co-Investigator

Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Strategy, WMG at the University of Warwick

Professor Jan Godsell's research focus is on the way that product, marketing and supply chain strategy align to create a responsive or demand-driven approach to supply chain management. She joined WMG, University of Warwick in October 2013 from her prior position of Senior Lecturer at Cranfield University School of Management.


Professor Paul Ruyssevelt, Co-Investigator

Chair of Energy and Building Performance, The Bartlett Energy Institute, UCL 

Professor Paul Ruyssevelt joined the UCL Energy Institute in January 2012 to take up the chair in Energy and Building Performance and lead the institute's activities in the field of non-domestic buildings.


Professor Jennifer Whyte, Co-Investigator

Laing O'Rourke/RAEng Chair in Systems Integration, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London

Professor Jennifer Whyte's research focus is on systems integration in civil infrastructure. She is Director of the Centre for Systems Engineering and Innovation (CSEI) at Imperial College London.


Dr Sumeer Chakuu, Senior Project Engineer 

Dr Sumeer Chakuu is a senior project engineer at WMG, University of Warwick. He is actively involved in developing case studies, formal investment plans and profit models. His research interests include organisational capabilities, dynamic capabilities, new service development and supply chain planning.


Dr Kell Jones, Research Fellow 

Dr Kell Jones is a Research fellow at the Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction. He has a background in Architectural Technology, and his Doctoral thesis explored how to positively influence the innovation adoption decision in construction projects. 


Lisa Hanselmann, Network Manager

Lisa Hanselmann is the Network Manager of the Transforming Construction Network Plus. She has a background in European and International Project Management and previously worked for a European Network connecting academia and industry for research projects.


Dr Luigi Mosca, Research Fellow 

Dr Luigi Mosca is a postdoctoral research fellow at Imperial College London. His research interests lie at the intersection of organisation theory and strategy. In particular, he focuses on organizational aspects of innovative business models.



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