Buildings Committee

The Buildings Committee meets bimonthly and is chaired by the Head of School.

Next meeting:


To engage with Estates and Building staff on all matters of repair, maintenance and fault management within the Informatics Forum, Appleton Tower, Wilkie and Bayes spaces.

To review internal building management decisions within the School.



Member category How appointed Incumbent
Head of School (Chair)                                                                                              Ex officio                                                           Jane Hillston                                                  
Director of Professional Services (Deputy Chair) Ex officio Joy Candlish
Facilities & Technical Services Manager Ex officio Dave Hamilton
Contract Services Co-ordinator (Estates) Ex officio Andrew Dick
Head of Computing Infrastructure Unit Ex officio George Ross
Head of Computing Ex officio Alastair Scobie
Director of Commercialisation and Industry Engagement Ex officio Jim Ashe
Head of Informatics Student Services Ex officio Neil Heatley
Design Informatics Ex officio Jessica Armstrong
Facilities Supervisor Ex officio Carol Marini
Academic Staff Representative Appointed Vacant
Research Staff Representative Appointed Vashti Galpin
PGR Student Representative Appointed Vacant

In attendance as required

Head of Research Services Ex officio Janet Ball
Head of Finance and Administration Services Ex officio Evgenia Teplechuk


Officer to the Committee:  Facilities Supervisor

Clerk to the Committee:  Facilities Supervisor or nominee

Appointment of members and term of office

Appointed members shall be appointed from the respective constituency with the support of the membership of that constituency.

Appointed members shall serve for a term of two consecutive years with the option of an extension for a further year.


Others may be in attendance at meetings of the Committee, at the discretion of the Chair, as the business of the Committee may determine.


At the discretion of the Chair, members who are unable to attend may nominate a substitute, who will act with the member’s authority.


To Strategy Committee via Head of School or Director of Professional Services.

Frequency of meetings

The Committee meets bimonthly.

Meetings/Minutes 2021

Date Agenda Papers Minutes
2 February 2021    

Meetings/Minutes 2020

Date Agenda Papers Minutes
20 October 2020
2 June 2020  
4 February 2020  

Meetings/Minutes 2019

Date Agenda Papers Minutes
3 December 2019  
24 September 2019  
20 August 2019  
10 June 2019  
2 April 2019  
5 February 2019                                                                                                                                                                                 


All papers presented to this committee must use the template below:

Minutes from previous years.