Jane Ballantyne

Jane is Principal Lecturer and Head of Student Experience and Outcomes at the School of the Built Environment.

A headshot of Principal Lecturer Jane Ballantyne smiling

Jane is a Chartered Building Surveyor and Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS).

She has worked in private practice for many years and was a partner of a large building surveying consultancy and has also run her own practice.

Jane moved into higher education in 2016, first working at the University College of Estate Management (UCEM) as Programme Leader for BSc Building Surveying and then as an Assistant Head of the School of Applied Management at the University of Westminster.

Jane has been involved in setting up the new School of the Built Environment here at London Met. and is very keen on areas such course design, student experience, student outcomes and authentic learning and assessment.

Jane is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Authority (SFHEA). She is a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) assessor and panel chair (APC) and is involved with RICS accrediation of university courses.

Jane has a strong construction technology background and is keen for all students to have a solid understanding of how buildings are put together, both simple and complex building types. This also leads into Jane's area of expertise, which is building pathology, building refurbishment and retrofitting, linking into the net zero and climate change adaption agenda.

Jane's interests also revolve around the link between student identity and student outcomes, in addiition to the design of authentic teaching and assessment.

Jane Ballantyne
Head of Student Experience and Outcomes, School of the Built Environment
Principal Lecturer