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Our Team

  1. Centre Director
  2. Researchers
  3. Associate Members
  4. Administrator
  5. PhD Students

Centre Director

Dr Gemma Burgess
  • Director of Research and Centre Director


Dr Richmond Ehwi
  • Research Associate
01223 (3)37128
Dr Hannah Holmes
  • Research Associate
01223 (3)36833
Dr Sabina Maslova
  • Research Associate
01223 (3)36833
Dr Kwadwo Oti-Sarpong
  • Research Associate
01223 (3)37128
Dr Reyhaneh Shojaei
  • Research Associate
01223 764546

Associate Members

Dr Stefania Fiorentino
  • Senior Teaching Associate in Planning, Growth and Urban Regeneration
Dr Franziska Sielker
  • Lecturer in Planning and Housing
  • Deputy Director, Graduate Programme


Pamela Lee
  • Centre Administrator
01223 337118

PhD Students

Chris Blundell
  • PhD Student: Addressing housing shortages through large scale, sustainable and affordable housing
Yiru Jia
  • PhD Student: Property-related institutions and property rights of gated communities in China: a new institutionalist approach
Jihuan Li
  • PhD Student: Development control in transitional urban China from an institutional perspective
Qianyu Lu
  • PhD Student: The Affordable and Public Housing Provision System in Developing Countries
Chilombo Musa
  • PhD Student: Land and housing provision in informal settlements in developing countries
Fareza Mustapha
  • PhD Student: Land, history and housing: Colonial legacies and land tenure in Kuala Lumpur