Karen Proctor

Senior Lecturer Practitioner

Faculty of Science and Engineering
Engineering and the Built Environment
Areas of Expertise:
Built environment
Courses taught:

Karen is an experienced cost manager who has spent 40 years working in industry, on both the contracting and client side on a variety of major projects. She is now module leader on several Level 5 and 6 quantity surveying modules at ARU, and Course Leader for quantity surveying apprenticeships.

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Having spent 25 years working as a senior cost manager for a major commercial developer in London, in November of 2021 Karen made the decision to take her career in a new direction, accepting a lecturing post at ARU.

Karen now teaches students on our BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and is Course Leader for all Quantity Surveying apprenticeship courses.


BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying


  • BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying, University of Westminster, London
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching (Higher Education), Anglia Ruskin University

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
  • FHEA, Advance HE