Ms Maryam Sheikholeslami BA Hons, DipArch, PGCE

Senior Lecturer in Quantity Surveying

Key details

Ms Maryam Sheikholeslami

Senior Lecturer in Quantity Surveying

Maryam Sheikholeslami has 39 yrs experience in Construction Industry since 1980, Private & Public Sector & NHS. Maryam has worked on several projects both Nationally & Internationally: UK, Europe, Middle East, Far East & US. Maryam has been an Academic trainer in HE & FE, Course Manager for the last 10 years. 

She has been a coach, mentor and organisational change management specialist for past 3 years. Her Roles include as an Architect, Programme, Project & Financial Manager, Team Leader, Head of Capital Projects (NHS & LAs). She has led Projects from Inception RIBA 0/A to Completion L/7. She is Disability/SEN trained advocate (Circle of Friends Network). She provides 1:1 Educational Support to SEN students (medical, psychological & educational disabilities).

Responsibilities within the university

  • Module Leader
  • Pastoral care/Tutor
  • Women's Network Member
  • Disability Network Member
  • Women in Construction Link


Several Project Award Nominations including RICS, Heritage, Green Chain/Sustainability inc local/regional nomination.


  • 30 years Professional membership ARB, RIBA since 1986
  • CIOB & RICS deliverer (previous 1991-1997)

Research / Scholarly interests

  • Unconscious Bias – Women In Construction
  • Impact of Cultural (& Local Laws), Political & Religious bias on Architecture
  • Islamic Architecture
  • Disability & SEN

Other - 

Majority of Maryam's attainment & work has been within the construction industry professional delivery.

Key funded projects

As a Construction professional practitioner obtain funds for project from a number of sources namely Heritage Lottery Fund, Sports England and alike.