Mark Swindlehurst, BEng, MBA, CEng, FCIBSE

Director of Facilities

Mark Swindlehurst joined Lancaster University in 2003 to lead the Estates team through a significant campus redevelopment programme, which to date has seen over £500m being invested at the Bailrigg Campus.  Following a Central Administration review in 2009, Mark was asked to lead the new Facilities Division, which also added the portfolios of Commercial Services, Accommodation and Sport to his existing Estates responsibilities.  As Director, Mark is responsible for the leadership, strategic planning and effective integration of facilities service delivery across the University and his extended remit also includes connecting Campus, City and Community.

Prior to joining Lancaster University, Mark worked for the BBC in its corporate property department, developing new broadcasting centres throughout the UK.

Mark is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers.  He is a past Chair of the Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE), a HE sector association representing 155 HE institutions in the UK.  Mark completed his MBA in 2001.