HEDQF appoints new Trustee, Tracy Meller, RSHP

HEDQF is delighted to announce that at its most recent meeting of Trustees, Tracy Meller was appointed to the Board.

Tracy Meller BA Hons Arch, Dip Arch, RIBA, is a Senior Partner of Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners.  Tracy is one of the leading women architects of her generation and in 2020 was awarded the inaugural MJ Long Award for Excellence in Practice.

As a chartered architect she has been a member of the RIBA awards group for the last 6 years; and has judged the Architect’s Journal Women in Architecture award twice.

In 2020, Tracy was made Honorary Professor of Architecture at the University of Nottingham.

Tracy has always taken a keen interest in HEDQF and ensured RSHP became Founder Members.

Commenting on the appointment, HEDQF Chair Ghazwa Alwani-Starr said “I am delighted to welcome Tracy onto the Board of HEDQF. Her recognised experience together with her interests in education and research will be of enormous value to the higher education sector. HEDQF is grateful to all our Board Trustees for their commitment to our charity and we will continue to work hard to provide stimuli for all our members to pursue excellence in the design of University places and spaces.”

Tracy Meller, said “I am delighted to be joining the HEDQF board of Trustees. HEDQF is a unique organisation that brings together those who commission Higher Education estates, those who design them and those who occupy them with a common goal to ensure we are constantly evolving to deliver the highest possible quality. It’s an exciting opportunity to be part of the conversations that will help inform the Campuses of the future. “