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Iain Garfield

Iain Garfield

With: Newcastle University

Role: Head of Estate Planning and Development

Iain joined Newcastle University in January 2016 as head of estate planning and development following 21 years of service at the University of Sunderland. Iain has been responsible for the planning and development of several successful major capital estates projects throughout his career.

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Teaching Laboratory in the University of Sunderland's science complex

Championing change in Sunderland’s new science complex

When the University of Sunderland refurbished its science complex, the ambitions for the project was to transform the faculty’s culture. The university’s head of estates, Iain Garfield, explains how engaging “change champions” was key to the project’s success.